When Ralph does not follow the rules, nothing good comes from it. when he first hunts a pig, he starts to get in with the group and gets very excited. " I hit him, and the spear stuck in a bit". (Golding, 113) In the book, when society becomes a faint memory, Ralph starts to go with what the rest of the group would do. This is not good because he is not following his own rules for what everyone
Soda, Darry, Dally realized that too by hearing that Johnny still died even though they won the rumble. Dally even heard that Johnny said that fighting was useless after all. He felt sad that even he won the rumble, he lost his friend. He decided then to rob a grocery store and try to threaten the cops so he could get his death. The other problem Ponyboy solved it really well was that he decided to save the kids that were trapped in the church considering he might ignite the fire.
When Jack wanted hunt, he was worried that no one thought he could, that people thought that he was weak. He pushed himself to kill the pig and became obsessed. Jack was obsessed with the power it made him feel and the power that he thought he inherited with the group. When Jack pauses the first time they went hunting, it's proof that he couldn’t kill at first, he had to become “zoned” in and disassociate himself with the actual hunting before he could make his first kill. Once he overcame his fear of killing his humanity, he was able to not only kill pigs, but also kill people, and be okay with it.
He was being treated unfairly and the boys picked on him but he endured it as much as he could. He complained about how he was being treated while holding the conch, but if the boys treated Jack the way they treated Piggy, he would have gotten physical about it. Conjointly, before Simon's murder takes place, everyone feast on the pig that Jack and his hunters killed. After they ate things started to get intense between Ralph and Jack. Fortunately, Piggy was there to stop it.
On one side Jack has let his violent side show. At point in the novel the rescue fire went out and the boys were not able to signal a passing ship. The fire went out because of Jack and his hunters hunting instead of watching the fire. Thus proving he had become more concerned with killing pigs than being rescued. Later in the novel Jack was having difficulties killing pigs because the pigs could see him coming.
After the mulberry boy stops talking, Ralph suggest that they build a fire on top of the mountain. The boys start to collect the wood for the fire and when they start the fire they do not make sure to control the fire. In result, the fire started to burn across one side of the island and the boys did not check to make sure everyone was on top of the mountain. Piggy is the one to notice that the mulberry boy was not on the mountain with them on the mountains. For instance Piggy is talking,“That lillte’un that had a mark on his face-where is- he now?
Next Jack ignores that order to stay and tend to the rescue fire and goes to kill a pig. On page 68 it was Jack and a few hunters to make sure the rescue fire does not go out but again they go on a pig hunt. This affects the rest of the boys because while the fire was out a ship passed by that could have rescued them. The last situation where Jack does not follow the rules is when he chooses to wear face paint when. He was not supposed to because the chief Ralph told him not to.
In chapter 4 Jack fights Piggy because Jack told the twins to help him hunt while they should of been tending the fire. Turns out the fire would of most likely got the kids saved, Ralph then says to Jack after fighting Piggy and breaking his glasses, “That was a dirty trick,” (Golding 72) angering Jack. The next thing to happen in this scene is, Jack starts fighting Piggy. This was the start of Piggy and Ralph's relationship with Jack going in the wrong direction. From this scene someone could learn that relationships go bad when someone acts evil.
Piggy’s logical explanations are taught to the boys, but they won’t understand his words because his intellect overpowers the other boys. On the island, Piggy is quite vocal during the meetings, criticizing the boys’ actions. A situation when this occurs is during a meeting and he announces to the boys, “‘That’s what I said! I said about our meetings and things and then you said shut up-’...‘You said you wanted a small fire and you’ve been and built a pile like a hayrick. If I say anything,’ cried Piggy, with bitter realism, ‘you say shut up; but if Jack or Maurice or Simon-’” (Golding, 43).
After a pig run with the hunters and Ralph, things seemed to fall apart quickly. Jack and Ralph have an argument which makes the kids choose between Ralph being leader and Jack being leader. This is where the strict bold lines of civility and savagery appear. The kids in Jack’s tribe were chanting and making a dance around the fire, they accidentally kill Simon thinking he was the beast. Ironically, Simon was going over to them to tell them there is no beast, since he just finished having a hallucination of the pig head speaking to him naming himself ‘The Lord Of The Flies’.
He got upset with them because keeping a fire burning was more important than hunting for pigs. This was more important to their survival because the smoke from the fire was a signal so they could be rescued. Ralph was mad how they hunters weren’t able to keep the fire going when the ship was near since that was an opportunity to get off the island. Ralph believed that if the fire was still burning, the ship would see them and rescue them. “Neither of the boys screamed but the grip of their arms tightened and their mouths grew peaked.” (98) Even though the twins didn’t scream, they were both still scared since they were alone at night.