Jack Lord Of The Flies Mask Analysis

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In the Lord of the Flies, Jack is immoral for his poor choices making him a dangerous threat to the other survivors. Before the hunters are about to leave for the hunt, they decide to make masks. Jack creates his mask and puts it on. According to Golding, “[Jack] looked in astonishment, no longer at himself but at an awesome stranger. He spilt the water and leapt to his feet, laughing excitedly” (63). When Jack puts on the mask, it gives him the boldness and eagerness to act as a new person. This allows him to make unethical choices further along in the book, becoming a threat to his peers. Shortly after the ship had past the island, the hunters return to find Ralph overwhelmed with anger. Jack and Ralph convey, “‘you let the fire go out…I
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