The boys reenact killing the pig, pretending to hurt Robert, and even for Ralph, “The desire to squeeze and hurt was overmastering” (Golding 115). Also, going to Jack’s feast causes a crime that Ralph commits. Ralph and Piggy join the other boys and partake in the feast, the dance, the killing. Ralph knows that he killed Simon and he knows that his innocence is gone. He regrets the things he does and “cradles the conch to and fro”, wishing for order again (Golding
At the start of this novel, the next world war was about to start, and a plane crashes on an inhabited island which kills the pilot and some of the schoolboys. Then the boys find themselves on an island which has no supervision, and they have to figure out what they want to do. Ralph, the leader who uses a conch shell to call the group together, tries to set rules to keep
He capered toward Bill, and the mask was a thing on its own, behind which Jack hid, liberated from shame and self-consciousness.” (63-64). Jack’s actions after he puts on the mask foreshadow his savage ways later in the book. Being “liberated from shame and self-consciousness” signifies Jack being liberated from all aspects of civilization. In addition, the mask takes away all of his fears and enables Jack to kill the pig, when before he put on the mask, he could not. Throughout the novel, mainly in Chapter Nine, Jack and his group chant, “Kill the beast!
When Jack killed a pig, he tortured it by cutting it open, and cutting its head off. Being the sick and twisted person he is, he decides that it will be a sacrifice for the “Beastie”. We now know that the Beastie does not exist, but this was more than a sacrifice. It was a symbol to show that the boys have completely lost their civilized part of them, and they are now being true ‘savages’, and becoming more and more evil by the minute. In the book Lord of the Files, there are many signs of symbolism in the book.
Jack uses fear and manipulation to gain power over the rest of the group. "Ralph 's right of course. There isn 't a snake-thing. But if there was a snake we 'd hunt it and kill it. We 're going to hunt pigs to get meat for everybody.
Next, feeling of rage can be developed because of the anger emotion. As portrayed in the movie ‘Lord of the Flies’ by William Golding, a group of boys scout were stranded on an island. However, after few days stranded there, sources of food became limited. They started to feel worry because it seems that they are going to live on the island forever as there were no sign that they would be saved. In that desperate situation, a boy named Jack suggested all the other boys to go hunt animals for food for survival purpose.
His good senses are replaced with chaos, disorder, and evil. With jacks evil actions the his savagery is really starting to show us that he is getting violent. Jacks use of hunting turns him into the most savage out of all the boys. Everything he did after this point made him into the young savage that he was in the end of the book. “His mind was crowded with memories; memories of the knowledge that had come to them when they closed in on the struggling pig, knowledge that they had outwitted a living thing, imposed their will upon it, taken away its life like a long satisfying drink.” This quotation, also from Chapter 4, explores Jack’s mental state in the aftermath of killing his first pig, another milestone in the boys’ decline into savage behavior.
Beatty, the man that goes up against Montag, is also Montag 's fire captain, later in the story Montag kills Beatty to survive. Now, Montag murdered Beatty and that is against the law, but Montag has been justified in burning Beatty, it was either Montag or Beatty, if Montag didn’t kill Beatty it seemed Beatty would kill him. Montag had also trying to protect himself and Faber, Beatty had wanted to die anyway. Montag was already in trouble, by burning Beatty he gave him a second chance to escape and run to sustain his way of life. Montag killed Beatty and was justified in this action, because he was protecting himself and Faber.
That blood made them want more. That’s all they were satisfied to see when they killed the pig, they started to act like savages. Towards the end of the novel, the boys started wanting to hurt each other like savages, they keep forgetting that it’s just a game. It was that game they play when they all get in a circle and someone has to act the pig, “Roger became the pig, grunting and charging at Jack, who sidestepped. The hunters took their spears, the cooks too spits, and the rest clubs of firewood.
He had not only killed 1 pig, but 2! He was persistent, and was he not going to stop until he ate that third little pig. The wolf already had feasted on 2 pigs, but he was greedy and wanted more. “...the wolf came down the chimney, he fell into a pot of boiling water and boiled all up” (Orchard). If he would have been content with the two