Quotes From Lord Of The Flies Roger

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So far the worst thing Roger has done is torture a pig, but he soon will take it up a notch and make his biggest act of cruelty: murder. In the middle of a stand off, Roger, “...[leans with] all his weight on the lever. … The rock struck Piggy a glancing blow from chin to knee…” (180-181) By committing murder, Roger has completed a heartless act, making him the most savage person on the island and revealing how his morals are wrong. After the standoff, Sam and Eric are captured by Ralph’s tribe and, “The yelling ceased, and Samneric lay looking up in quiet terror. Roger advanced upon them as one wielding a nameless authority.” (182) The fact that Sam and Eric are quiet in terror reveals how much power coming from fear Roger has aquired by his

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