Human Behavior In William Golding's Lord Of The Flies

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Human behaviors are easy to be changed by the experiences and environment. As the time passes by, the changed behaviors can be worse or better than before. However, most people become worse because of the specific experiences in their life time. In Lord of the Flies, the changes of behavior are occurred obviously in the characters of Jack, Roger, and Ralph. They become different because of the extreme environment and new experiences around them. The characters of Jack, Roger, and Ralph change in terms of their behavior by becoming savagely brutal, which shows the significant influence of their experience on the island. Jack changes his behavior by becoming savagely brutal. He becomes like a savage and very brutal when he kills a sow without hesitation. He is eager to hunt and willing to kill pig after the first hunting…show more content…
His brutal behavior reveals when he kills the character of Piggy by throwing the stone. He throws it intentionally without any sorrow. Roger becomes a savage totally and brutal when he enjoys the murder of Piggy: “The storm of sound beat at them, an incantation of hatred high overhead, Roger, with a sense of delirious abandonment, leaned all his weight on the lever” (Golding, 222). Actually, it is not his first time to hurts someone by throwing the stone. He has the experience of bullying the little boy by throwing the stones. Since Roger knows that there’s no adult on the island, he misses the stone to test whether he is going to get trouble or not. He wants to make sure that he is safe, even though he breaks the rule. This experience brings misunderstanding courage to Roger. This is why he can kill Piggy with the “sense of delirious” (Golding, 222). The experience of throwing stone eventually brings Roger to become more savagely brutal. In the same way, the character of Ralph also changes his behavior because of the particular experience like
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