Because Ralph follows Piggy, he never seems to turn to the “dark side”. He isn’t a savage like the others, who pushed Piggy away. Simon could also be considered a guide because he understood more about what was going on better than the others. He was able to figure out that the monster wasn’t really a monster. But no one ever listened to Simon, they made him an outcast, when really he could have helped them a lot.That is why they couldn’t think straight, they turned into monsters because they didn’t follow their “guides”.
He feels no sympathy and has a need to be in power. “I ought to be chief because I’m chapter chorister and head boy,”(Golding 62). In a sense, Jack could be considered a schizoid. He has delusions and withdraws from social relationships unlike many of the other boys. He is deluded from a society without adults.
In order to appear strong, boys in Lord of the Flies exploit the weaker boys and conceal their own insecurities. Although Simon ー a calm, quiet, choir boy ー struggles with epileptic episodes, his real insecurity lies in his introverted tendencies. The boys first notice this remote behavior when he “wormed his way… into a little cabin” (57). Because there is such a small group, the boys pay obvious attention to the one member who removes himself from situations and does not participate in discussion. Simon’s departure suggests that he does not have a grasp on how others can deal with the stress of surviving on a deserted constantly, while he cannot.
Jack Merridew, the leader of the choir boys, is upset that he wasn’t elected leader and as a result gets to remain the leader of his choir, the designated hunters on the island. Jack becomes obsessed with hunting and begins to ignore what Ralph tells him to do in order to have fun hunting and dancing. Piggy, a fat boy with glasses and asthma, is another significant character in the story. Piggy is the source of many of the good ideas on the island, although he rarely gets credit for them. For the duration of the story, he tries to stand up to Jack and remain by Ralph’s side.
He enjoys being alone in his swamp and he doesn’t open himself up to people, so he scares them to distance himself. Because Shrek likes to be alone and isolated in his swamp, he did not take kind to the Fairy Tale creatures bothering him, so he took his problem to Lord Farquaad who seeks someone to rescue Princess Fiona, so he can marry her to become a king. Along this journey, Donkey who is Shrek’s new comrade who pesters Shrek with his exuberant and bright person who is extremely friendly opens him up more. Fiona also contributes to this because after she was opposed to Shrek rescuing her at first, they discovered they have similar interests because they are both ogres. Because they fell in love with each other, this changed Shrek to make him a more loving person and fought for their love by stopping the wedding and being Fiona’s true love’s kiss and breaking her spell and they live as ogres together
No one else. They’re off bathing, or eating, or playing.” (Golding,51) This quote shows how the littleuns are not doing anything and Jack and Ralph are frustrated because of it causing him to argue with Jack. The boys have so much freedom
Being on the island everyone is contsantly faced with the fear of the unknown the younger boys need someone to protect them from the fears on the island. Although nothing manages to scare the boys as much as the beastie does. When a little boy with a mullberry birthmark informs everyone that he has seen a beastie. The older boys emitiatly belive its his imagination but even later in the novel the boys start to question the exsitance of the beast. After the killing of simion, jack is belives ut was simon disguised as the beast, and that the beast is not dead.
In William Golding’s Lord of the Flies, a group of British schoolchildren are marooned on an isolated island, but the story soon takes a dark turn when the boys realize that there may be a beast on the island with them. The novel illustrates the need for civilization and the innate evil in humans; however, Simon is seemingly an exception to all of the rules that the author has set. He is in no way evil, and the purity of his soul is unparalleled in any other. Simon appears as a biblical, almost Christ-like figure among the savage and flawed population. His characterization has a immense impact on the story’s overall meaning and purpose, demonstrating many interesting themes that warrant further scrutiny.
’’(A Stolen Day 307). He was talking about his mother and this makes it clear that he wanted more attention from his busy mother, which made him angry that he wasn’t getting the attention he thought he should have. A third difference is that Schotz decided to stay inside and rest all day, but the other boy decided to go outside after he rested for a short amount of time. Soon after getting mad at his mother, he left to go fishing without her noticing. He
George and the other hippos did not like this but they couldn’t change anything. George did not listen to any of the rules that Ion’s minions gave to George. He still swam and relaxed in lake and still ate sweet and juicy grass. But, the only rule he followed was to do all his chores that Ion’s minions gave him. So George was thinking and thinking trying to come up with a plan.