Sara Zarr Lord Of The Flies Quote Analysis

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Lord of the Flies summative Throughout all novels ever written there is an important theme to each. A quote on said by once said the famous author Sara Zarr stated, “We write in ways that, we generally hope, reflect real life, or at least look familiar to humans. And in life, recurring themes are a recurring theme. We never quite conquer a pet vice or a relationship pattern or a communication habit. We're haunted by our particular demons.” This quote describes what is happening throughout the novel Lord of the Flies. When she discussed being hunted by demons that directly relates to how each and every character were being directly affected by their inner ID. The author wants to deliver a message to the reader to further their understanding…show more content…
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. Him not being able to kill was infuriating to him, so he looked for a solution. His solution was a type of face paint to blend with the forest, making him invisible to the pigs. The paint on his face gave him a new power and now even more violent tendencies to get what he wants. He used force and fighting rather than simply asking. Jack had turned completely irrational. When Jack wanted a fire a few of his men and him went on a hunt to steal Piggy's glasses in the night. Piggy is the super-ego throughout the whole novel. He was the most rational thinker out of all the boys on the island. His inner ID had tried to take over, but his will power was too strong. Piggy was not mentally the strongest, he was extremely insecure, but his heart was strong. His heart over powered the urges to release his deepest inner ID. Ones inner ID shines the most when they are weak and vulnerable. Piggy was the one who tried to maintain order with the
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