Kim Jong Un: An Absolute Power

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In the world we have dictators that have so much power that rules simply don 't apply to them and they act inhumanely. One such dictator, Kim Jong Un has absolute power over his people and therefore he doesn 't follow the rules of his country. When we don 't follow rules we act inhumanely and commit actions as Kim Jong Un has, which are killing his own people for his own interest, kidnapping and torturing thousands. William Golding’s Lord of the Flies tells the story of a plane crash in a deserted island that was only carrying boys except for the pilot that died, resulting in the boys having to survive by their own in an island where there will be shifts and struggles of power between them. This leads to division between the boys and they shift…show more content…
They celebrate this by making a circle around Robert and reenacting the scene. “The circle moved in and around. Robert squealed in mock terror, then in real pain. ‘Ow! Stop it! You 're hurting me! (114). They are poking Robert with spears and not even realizing they 're hurting him because of how exciting it is to kill for them. This new government that Jack has with barely if any rules, and its main focus being hunting, leads to violent acts by the boys that are now turned into complete savages. On the other hand, before, when they were under Ralph 's government, he had rules that most people followed and that kept order. In the next quote, Roger is let one morning alone with the littluns, and he 's talking to Henry when he proceeds to throw stones at him. “Roger stooped, picked up a stone, aimed, and threw it at Henry-threw it to miss” (62). Roger is asserting his dominance and the fact that if he wants, he can hurt Henry. At first, this may seem like a savage act, but it 's the rules and the order that keeps him from actually hurting Henry or anyone, while without them as well see further along, he does. Another example of the kid’s savagery, is when they all put “paint” on their faces, looking like an indigenous tribe in the jungle. Ralph and Piggy try to speak to them about having a society, with rules and order, but no-one listen.…show more content…
In the next passage, all the boys are making a circle and chanting to be safe from the storm and darkness that lay among them. Suddenly, Simon coming back from his hiding spot in the forest where he spends time thinking about the world erupts forward into the ring of boys, and they believe it is the beast. “The beast struggled forward, broke the ring and fell over the steep edge of the rock to the sand by the water. The crowd surged after it, struck, screamed, bit, tore. No movements, and no words, but the tearing of teeth and claws”
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