Jack Lord Of The Flies Rhetorical Analysis

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Strong, powerful, high-pitched voice (that can hit a C sharp), ginger hair with freckles covering the entirety of his body, rushing through the woods after his prey. This strong heroic man is Jack from Lord Of The Flies, by William Golding, a deranged English war veteran known for Lord Of The Flies. After crash landing on a deserted island with no adults, Jack is transformed from a proper choir boy into the valiant chief of the hunting tribe. Jack’s physical prowess draws the attention of all the boys on the island, and causes them to join his exclusive gang of savages. The wild pigs on the island are no match for Jack’s skill and bravery and neither are the other boys. Some of the lesser boys on the island desire to dethrone Jack, but none are able to harness his usage of pathos, ethos, and logos that attract all the boys. Although Ralph displays a handling of pathos, the Chief’s strong exhibition of pathos helps him convince the reader and the boys on the island that he should be the leader. Jack, who turns “savage” before all the other inferior boys, introduces them to the lucrative lifestyle of savagery when he “began to dance and his laughter became a bloodthirsty snarling,” (Golding 64). Jack’s wacky dance and psychotic laughter causes the boys to consider the savage…show more content…
Ralph initially has high ethos because the boys incorrectly vote him for chief as well as logos in his argument for the fire, but by the end of the book the boys, and even the reader, are prepared to join Jack’s dominant hunters. Once some of the boys join Jack in the life of savagery, Roger affirms that Jack is “a proper chief [because he is] going to take [them] hunting” (Golding 159). The word “proper” is synonymous with qualified, and his followers believe he is most qualified to be leader. When Roger articulates that
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