He then created his own troops and started hunting for animals. As an experienced boy scout, he managed to kill a boar and his troop celebrated together. As he has developed the feeling of rage, he did not allow any of the boy who was on Ralph side to taste the food. He also started to do bad things to Ralph and his friend by provoking them. If only he did not feel angry at the very first place, he will never develop the feeling of rage and they can survive together without causing harms to one another.
He goes to share his hunting story to Ralph and a boy named Piggy. On page 69, the narrator shares, “I cut the pig’s throat,’ said Jack, proudly, and yet twitched as he said it.” This quotation shows us that civilization is lost when the urge to kill takes over because it shows the stage where Jack is proudly killing animals, but still feeling a little bit uncomfortable with it. In this example, Jack proudly shares that he has killed, but still twitches after saying he did. Jack is still hanging onto the little bit of civilization that is left on their island. Lastly, in the end of the book, Piggy, Ralph, and Sam and Eric, a set of twins, are the only ones who have not joined a new tribe created by Jack.
Jack has a knife and is able to kill pigs in order for them to eat meat instead of tasteless fruits. That is why he is now seen as a capable leader. Jack doesn’t become this powerful overnight though. He stayed with everyone for some time, but they still believed he wasn’t equipped enough to be a leader, which caused him to feel powerless. A defining point for Jack is when he finally catches and kills a pig.
The boys were running as fast as they could to keep up with the pig they hit with the spear. They all haven’t had meat in days and they were craving it, they were losing their innocence and becoming savages. This is one thing in the book, Lord of the Flies, that shows a loss of innocence. This is a common theme throughout this book, a loss of innocence. Some examples of this are the killing of Piggy, the hunts, the actions of the tribe, and just Jack in general.
One reason humans are inherently savage is that they hurt innocent animals. An example from Lord of the Flies that demonstrates the savagery humans are capable of is the scene where Jack gets his spear to catch a pig. As the boys sharpen a stick to form a spear, Jack uses the spear to trail a pig, but the pig runs away from him. Jack then becomes irritated and walks back to the beach where he finds the boys building huts for the younger ones to live in. "Rescue?
The conch was used to summon all the boys together. Ralph participates in the bullying of Piggy, and he allows it to continue. Overall Ralph is an extremely respectful boy. At the beginning of the story, Ralph gives Jack authority and power, so there there is equality within the group. Also, Ralph never followed the idea of hunting, because he thought it was savage, but soon learns to appreciate hunting when a boar attacked the group, and Ralph kills it.
When forced to survive on their own, the young boys find themselves questioning whether they are humans, animals, or savages. Notwithstanding, I was able to relate to this because when I was younger, my family shared the same behaviors. Living independently on the island turns out to not be as magnificent as the boys had at first predicted. In my lifetime, I have found myself in an identical situation. Lastly, the young boys create an imaginary beast because they are materializing the savagery in themselves.
He does not want to help out on the island to benefit them, he would rather go hunting trying to kill pigs. Jack declared himself as chief and lead the hunters. When he came across a pig he wanted to kill it but he held back because he had no hunting skills. His ambition to kill a pig built up in him that he did not take orders from anyone anymore and moved on. He created his own tribe just so he could hunt for “meat.” Given the thrill of "irresponsible authority" he's experienced on the island, Jack's return to civilization is conflicted.
The first symbol that was shown in the Lord of the Files is the face painting of the boys and the hunters. At first, people might believe that it is just paint to blend into the environment while hunting, but it actually means much more than that. It actually shows the loss of order, and the savagery that is taking over the boys. They rub the blood on their face to show that they want nothing to do with their civilized
He can't help his actions. What readers should understand is that Gregor woke up as a cockroach and could not communicate like a human, walk like a human, he didn't eat what a human ate, and he had the characteristics and actions of a cockroach. In one example, what happens is Gregor thinks he is talking to his family but he realizes they can't understand him. Also, he eats garbage, hides from people, and avoids light and open areas. This experience shows that Gregor had no choice but to be isolated because the cockroach lifestyle came to him naturally along with his physical form.