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Essay | An Analysis of the Character of Jack in "Lord of the Flies"

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An Analysis of the Character of Jack in "Lord of the Flies"

Summary: This essay describes the way in which Jack's actions and opinions change throughout the book "Lord of the Flies" by William Golding.
During this essay I am planning to explain how Jack's opinions and behaviour changes throughout the start of the novel. I am going to investigate how certain events and people effect his character and actions on the island.

Jack is a strong-willed, egomaniacal boy and is the islands prime representative of savagery on the island. From the beginning of the novel jack desires power above all others and when Ralph is voted above him, he is devastated. As the novel progresses the real Jack begins to evolve, he gives himself in to bloodlust and violence. As bloodlust takes him over he becomes more and more in control of the group, using their fear to his advantage. He becomes so devoted to hunting he even paints his face like a barbarian, a true savage.

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