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Essay | Lord of the Flies: Power and Corruption

This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of Lord of the Flies.
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Lord of the Flies: Power and Corruption

Summary: Power and corruption in Lord of The Flies.
Power is good, but too much power can lead to corruption. All of Jacks' power is through corruption. Jack uses his power to take control of the other kids. He threatens them, bribes them, he dose anything to get them to join him. Golding's Lord of the Flies illustrates absolute corruption through Jacks' rise to power, treatment of other characters, and focus of leadership.

Absolute corruption is illustrated through Jacks' rise to power. "His specs- use them as burning glasses", Jack commands (Golding pg40). Jack uses his leadership skills to get the glasses. Just like Hitler dose, to get the SS soldiers to kill the Jews. "With my thundering blow it was dead", Jack explained (Golding pg 85). Jack savagely killed the pig. The poor pig did nothing just like the Jews did nothing. Jacks rise to power is just like Hitler's rise to...

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