Savagery Lord Of The Flies Quote Analysis

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BOOM!!! CRASH!! BANG!!! These sounds start a group of boys' descent into savagery. fear, power, and poor leadership push these boys to the breaking point, taking lives and fighting for power, killing what they think is a monster because of fear, and the leadership that drove them down their paved road in the book The Lord of the Flies written by William Golding watch as these boys descend into the deep darkness of savagery from their normal lives as school boys.
From the very start fear is in the air as the boys crash onto the island but soon after fear starts to take over with the mention of a beast. During a meeting about the beast and debating if it's real or not, Simon decides to speak up “Maybe there is a beast” (89). This caused the downfall into savagery because now these boys have something to fear, something new to hunt, something to push them down the wrong path, the path of savagery. …show more content…

During the raid of castle rock Jack kills Piggy with a huge rock “See? See? That’s what you’ll get! I meant that! There isn’t a tribe for you anymore! The conch is gone- I’m chief” (181). This caused the downfall into savagery because Piggy's glasses represented the boy's humanity, and what does it mean when the holder of those glasses dies? It means there is no humanity, all because of the thrust for power Jack lusted over power throwing his humanity away to get a sliver of

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