Lord Of The Flies Irony Analysis

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Lord of the flies has lots of Irony all throughout the story. One of the most important in my opinion is when Jack says "We 've got to have rules and obey them. After all, we 're not savages." He states this early in the book on page 42 chapter 2. This is very ironic because he says this then not even 9 chapters later he turns into the head savage. To then turning the boys into savages and telling them to kill a pig and they decapitate it for some beast they’ve never seen. But this is only the beginning of jack and savagery on the island. He then goes out of his way to kill piggy. Because he knows he makes a lot of sense to the boys. Piggy being the smartest and most civilized out of the boys is the only sense of reason on the island. As
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