He told them they will make a fire because they need to keep their camp warm. He also said that he will give the pig’s head to the beast to thank for the hunt. Jack’s tribe was really barbaric compared to
I knew why Mr. Morrison had come for him alone. Why Mr. Jamison was afraid for papa to go into town. Papa had found a way, as mama had asked, to make Mr. Granger stop the hanging : He had started the fire”. Papa had to find a way stop the hanging. So, he started the fire so that everyone would forget about the hanging and all join together to help put out the fire.
Additionally, it shows their desire to make the unfortunate situation of being stranded work as well as possible. After the election of Ralph as the leader of the island, he decides it 's necessary for the rest of the boys to have a specific role to fill in order to help society run as smooth as possible. Seeing a boy named Jack, who is the leader of a choir, would be good fit for a leader Ralph decides to allow him to decide what he wants to be in charge of “ ‘Jacks in charge of the choir. They can be-- what do you want them to be? ‘Hunters’ “ (23).
Throughout the novel Lord of the flies by William Golding, During World War two, parents send their kids away from the war to prevent them from being hurt. But after being sent by plane, it was later on shot down causing kids to be stranded on a deserted island.Ralph is known as the leader and also the protagonist in the novel. Jack is the leader of the hunters, he is the cruelest one out of everyone and urges to slaughter a hog. However William Golding compares Jack and Ralph characteristic during Lord of The Flies he portrays Jack as animalistic, and Ralph as civilized.But Ralph can be compared to Jack a civilized leader and Jack a Fierce leader. Jack in Lord of the flies by William Golding is mostly portrayed as animalistic because how he acts when he tries to hunt a wild boar and acts like an animal.
During the first meeting the boys decide that they must have a fire in order to signal to passing ships that someone is on the island. Ralph, one of the newly elected leaders on the island states “There’s another thing. We can help them to find us. If a ship comes near the island they may not notice us. So we must make smoke on top of the mountain.
In Golding’s Lord of the Flies, multiple elements, such as fire, water, earth, and air, affect the boys. Multiple British boys, spanning the ages of six to twelve, survive a plane crash and are stranded on an island with no adults. During their time on the island, each element impacts the boys on a different level, and fire has the greatest impact. Although the elements water, air, and earth have effects on the boys’ lives, Golding uses imagery to suggest that fire has the largest impact on the boys’ lives, due to the fact that it is both the most essential item for survival and that it affects all the positive and negative things that happens on the island. Throughout the book, the main contribution of air is increasing the size of the fire, while fire of any size will help the survival of the boys.
They quickly make Ralph their chief, and Ralph decides to make Jack the leader of a group of hunters that were in the choir group that Jack aso lead. They will soon begin hunting throughout the island. Golding proves that we can all revert to savagery through Jack Merridew’s killing attempts. Jack’s once reasonable manner is quickly disappearing, as being stranded on an island starts to take a toll. After coming back from their exploration, the boys find a piglet in the grass.
He focused on the important things that would keep a civilized society like rules and guidelines. In the very beginning Piggy sought out to make a census before everyone ran to the mountain to create a fire. Unfortunately he couldn’t even complete his task before they lost a boy in the forest fire. “That little ‘un... him with a mark on his face, I don’t see him. Where is he now (Golding 46)?” He reminds the boys that they need to think before they act otherwise bad things will happen, like losing boys.
Merridew is the one character who tends to make it harder for the rest of the characters in the novel. Jack never can agree with the entire group, unless in consists with hunting or being in power, which this says a lot about his personality. In the novel Jack ends up letting the fire out. Infuriating Ralph because he seen a ship off the horizon going a different direction. The ship did not see the smoke to rescue the boys from the island because Jack was more worried about hunting a pig instead of maintaining the fire while the others worked on other things for the camp.
When they first meet on the island, everyone who was stranded on the island wanted to be organized into some type of governing body so that they were ordered. The boys held an election and it was so that Ralph was chief. “‘All right. Who wants Jack for chief?’ With dreary obedience the choir raised their hands. ‘Who wants me?’ Every hand outside the choir except Piggy’s was raised immediately.