Lord Of The Flies Rhetorical Analysis

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“What are we? Humans? Or animals? Or savages? (79)”, this quote is from the book, Lord of the Flies by William Golding. Which is about a group of young boys that are marooned on an island for quite some time and have to make their own society. Ralph steps up as the leader of the boys but later on in the book, the position is taken by Jack which turns chaotic. The chaos leads to many problems within the group of boys. In the book, Lord of the Flies by William Golding, it is shown that individuals make up society, Jack’s tribe shows this by controlling the boys with his beliefs, and making up his own rules that break the initial ones, although, the opposing side may say that society shapes the individuals. Beliefs are important in creating a society because it can organize the members values, however Jack does it tyrannically. “And about the beast. When we kill we’ll leave some of the kill for it (133).” This quote supports the idea that Jack wants to try and be friendly with the beast in hope that the beast does not disturb them. When Jack says this he is stating that everyone in the tribe will do as he says because he is the leader and they will follow him. Since he is the leader, they will not question him so the boys will set their beliefs around the beast. Jack makes the boys believe that the beast will not hurt them as long as they do what he says, this gives Jack more control over the boys. When Jack and his hunters go hunting, they find a sow and kill it. When they

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