Callousness In Lord Of The Flies

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William Golding’s book Lord of the Flies is about a group of boys who got stuck on an island as a result of a plane crash. The boys have to decide whether they are going to focus on rescue, or hunting and having fun. One of the boys, Jack, solely wanted to hunt and have fun; leading to savagery and the fall of society on the island. Although there are many other words to describe him, the best word is callous because of how insensitive he is based on his negative emotional qualities and his involvement in conflict. Jack’s negative emotional qualities explicitly shows his callousness. When Jack disagreed with Ralph, he seceded and formed his own tribe; where they hoped to hunt and have fun. The following quote describes how he felt
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