Jack In Lord Of The Flies Analysis

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Jack is presented in an animalist manner in the novel Lord of the Flies by William Golding. He is portrayed as someone who turns savage or animal-like due to his behaviour. In chapter three Jack showcases his behaviour by “[going] on [thinking] by [himself] the madness [coming] into his eyes again, [as he] thought [he] might kill”(). Here the madness is hinting at the animal- like behaviour taking over him. As well the thought he has that he can kill showcases savage behaviour. Jack has a persistence for getting food, yet his way of thinking is more of a savage behaviour. Also in chapter three “Jack himself [shrinks] at [the] cry with a hiss of indrawn breath; and for a minute became less a hunter than a furtive thing, ape-like among the tangle
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