Defining Word: Hardworking
Defining Word: Leader
Defining Word: Irritated
Page#: 50, 80, Quote: "All day I've been working with Simon." "Wait a minute! I mean, who built all three? We all built the first one, four of us built the second one, and me 'n Simon built the last one over there."
Page#: 22, 108, 23 Quote: "Let's have a vote", "vote for chief" "I'm chief. We've got to make certain. Can't you see the mountain? There's no signal showing. There may be a ship out there. " Ralph waved for silence again. "Jack's in charge of the choir. They an be-- what do you want them to be?"
Page#: 68, 80, 104, 126 Quote: Ralph reached inside himself for the worst words he knew. "They let the bloody …show more content…
"This is a hunter's job." The rest of the boys watched intently. "I'm going off by myself. He can catch his own pigs!"(Jack referring to leaving Ralph and starting his own tribe)
Page#: 23, 69,74 Quote: “Jack’s in charge of the choir. They can be--what do you want them to be?” asked Ralph. “Hunters,” replied Jack "I cut the pig's throat," said Jack, proudly. "I painted my face-- I stole up. Now you eat-- all of you-- and I--"(Jack referring to getting pork for the others.)
Page#: 127, 126, 126 Quote: "I'm going off by myself he can catch his own pigs!" “Quiet!!” shouted Jack. “You listen. The beast is sitting up there, whatever it is!”
“He’s like piggy. He says things like Piggy. He isn’t a proper chief.”
Explanation: Jack was unlike the rest of the characters in this story as he showed determination and toughness above anyone else's. Jack was always determined to kill a pig and bring it back for a feast. After Ralph scolding him multiple times for only trying to kill a pig and mainly failing he formed his own tribe where people could have fun and eat …show more content…
We could find out how to make a small hot fire and then put green branches on to make smoke.”
Page#: 16 Quote: “How did your friend blow the conch?” “He kind of spat”, replied Piggy.
Page#: 44, 21, 71 Quote: “Oh shut up” exclaimed Jack. “I got the conch,” said Piggy in a hurt voice. Piggy whispered,” They used to call me Piggy.” Ralph shrieked with laughter. Jack smacked Piggy’s head. Piggy’s glasses flew off and tinkled on the rocks. Piggy cried out in: “My specs!”
Explanation: Ralph grew to notice how smart and resourceful Piggy was in certain situations and usually during meetings when the fire would be brought up although Ralph would take up a majority of the talking during the meeting.
Explanation: Usually as a situation would surface among the tribe either Jack, Ralph, or Piggy although Ralph and Jack would get a majority of the spotlight. Piggy was fairly smart compared to the rest of the characters as his common sense and knowledge extended farther than most
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Ralph says, “The fire is the most important thing on the island. How can we ever be rescued except by luck, if we don’t keep a fire going? Is a fire too much for us to make” (80). As an effort to show the boys their dire circumstances, he tries to convict them, including himself, of their ignorance. On the contrary, Jack Merridew counters Ralph’s authority with the proposition of thrill and amusement.
Ralph had everyone doing tasks, to keep the production going. Jack kept refusing to do anything Ralph would say, he’d always disagree, even when he knew he was wrong. Jack only wanted to hunt and kill things, even if it was his own peers, that’s what he loved to do, and he wouldn’t stop. Jack and the savages became very untrustworthy, and unpredictable, they were dangerous. Ralph tried getting the hunters to come back into his clan, so Jack would be on his own, but they always did what Jack said, even if they knew it was wrong.
For example, when Ralph and Piggy were discussing what to do after the murder of Simon, Piggy suggests Ralph blow the conch where Ralph then “sharply” (Golding 156) laughed in response. This quote shows the audience that since the boys are not taking the conch seriously anymore it's beginning to lose power. Secondly when Jack begins to form his own alliance he starts to become more aware that he is now in control as he has always wanted to be. When Jack states “we shall take fire from the others.
According to the author, Jack is realizing that the only way he can have power is by hunting for others, but the more he hunts the most violent he becomes, but since he does not think fondly of piggy he does not give him meat, but when Simon gives him meat, throws meat at him and yells, "Eat! Damn you!" (pg 67). This short quote reinforces my answer because it shows how jack has become more aggressive, violent, and power-crazy. The examination of this quote reveals jacks blood-lust for power, and I'm not just talking about jack, in the book Jack represents savagery in society, violent acts when no one is looking, he represents that anyone can feel bloodthirsty for power, so furthermore Jack is exposed by that quote showing that he becomes more savage and his true nature rolls in, but he is also aware of it, he wears a clay mask towards the end of the book to cover up his insecurity and how he feels about his actions so he can have the power to not realize his actions and do things without thinking realistically.
Spill her blood!" (Golding,69). It shows the bloodthirst the boys have for hunting. When Roger killed the pig he stuck a spear up the pig's rear end and watched as the pig squealed in pain. The boys beat the pig while Jack pierces the pig's throat.
A savage, violent, and harmful imagery is created with the use of the words “viciously” and“hurled.” The text is also able to express that Ralph’s injuries were given intentionally by using the phrase “He hurled his spear into Ralph.” This expresses that Jack had full intentions of doing this evil action, out of viciousness and anger. and allows us to see the evil coming out of Jack when put in a situation that he is not comfortable in. The idea of Jack being so young
Superego in Lord of the Flies Sigmund Freud, a very famous psychiatrist, created three different terms, id, ego and Super ego; super ego is the brain’s conscience. It also gives the brain the ability to do the right thing. Piggy, who is a character in Lord of the Flies constantly represents superego, always turning the other cheek and doing the right thing. Piggy is a perfect example of superego in Lord of the Flies written by William Golding. Superego is a part of the brain or conscience that recognizes inappropriate behavior and also wants you to choose right over wrong.
In Lord of the Flies, William Golding shows the progression of absolute power, and how ambition can take over one's mind. Stranded on an island after their plane crashed, the boys create their own democracy with one absolute ruler, just like many other governments throughout history. The boys voted Ralph as their ruler, but Jack slowly starts to take some of Ralph’s power, and eventually usurps him as their chief. Lord of the Flies suggests that absolute power is corrupt, and that humans are overly ambitious in wanting to take power from the person who has the most of it. Just like any large group of people, the boys decide that they “ought to have a chief to decide things” (Golding 22).
This quote signifies Jack’s participation not only in a group, but in a society. This civilized state begins to fade as Jack becomes more enveloped in the idea of hunting, and becomes solely focused on killing a pig. Jack describes hunting in an extremely obsessive way, stating “‘If you’re hunting
In the novel The Lord of the Flies, a group of boys crash-land on an island without adults. Although the boys were quick to appoint a leader, the leadership role struggled to be filled adequately. Leadership is a role not to be taken lightly; a great leader is one with character traits such as patience, intelligence, respect, and communication. Throughout the novel, it was evident that Piggy was the boy with the majority of these qualities (regardless of his lack of confidence—most likely due to the constant bullying he receives from the other boys because of his weight, his asthma, and his glasses).
After the boys catch their first glimpse at what they imagined was the beast, Jack calls his own assembly to address the issue. As Jack leads his own meeting instead of Ralph, he immediately exerts this new authority in an attempt to overthrow Ralph as chief, exclaiming, “He’s like Piggy. He says things like Piggy. He isn 't a proper chief,” (Golding 92).
Every hand outside the choir except Piggy’s was raised immediately. Then Piggy, too, raised his hand grudgingly into the air. Ralph counted. ‘I’m chief then.’” (Golding, 23).