When two people become friends after awhile they start to become more and more like each other. Eventually they will basically be the same person. But if one of the friends leaves the other is stuck with the characteristics of the lost friend. This changes the person in many different way just like the island changed the boys only it didn 't leave them. A group of British boys are stranded on an island.
“The savage in man is never quite eradicated.” - Henry David Thoreau Society as a whole can be a very oblivious community. We as a whole like to block out the horror of the world and focus on the good things in our life, such as a stable life and a good family. But what happens when one day, all of that stability and happiness isn’t there anymore. We are left to our own devices to defend for ourselves and that’s when the real basis of humanity shows.
In Lord of the Flies, the war paint represents the savagery that has taken over the kids. Towards the beginning of the novel Ralph said, “ ‘Well, we won’t be painted,’ said Ralph, “because we aren’t savages’ ” (Golding 66). This quote shows that at first the children had control over their savageness in them. When the the children were first introduced to the island they still had a lot of their manners, that controlled their savageness.
What causes savagery behavior ? Biology can make people do bad things. It can cause savage and immoral behavior. Just like in the novel The Lord of the Flies. In the book, The Lord of the Flies, by William Golding, he writes about character who are kids whose plane has crashed on an island.
Civility vs. Savagery Society can be hectic sometimes. At times messed up and any normal person would think “why is this even happening?!”. But when the conflict is over that sense of civility returns. That inner savagery is gone. Civility is formal politeness and courtesy in behavior or speech and this can easily be applied to society in the way people act with each other or the way different countries might act with each other.
The mental degradation of Jack, his hunters, and several other boys helps to demonstrate how civilization is only a veneer masking man 's inborn savagery. Originating as an angelic choir boy, one might struggle to believe that Jack Merridew is the first boy to begin the slippery slope into savagery. It all starts when Jack, in an attempt to have a successful hunt, applies red and white clay to his face. This fateful application becomes a mask with which Jack hides all of his fears and insecurities behind, and in doing so, Jack takes the first step in becoming a savage. As time progresses, increasing acts of terror (such as torturing a mother pig and slaughtering one of their fellow boys) push Jack further from humanity until he is a complete
The Origin of Savagery Where does savagery come from? Are certain people evil from the moment they were born? Why do some people grow up as saints and leaders, while others grow up as killers and thieves? In Lord of the Flies and “Why Boys Become Vicious”, William Golding explains how one’s background and peers are able to affect who we are as people.
The novel “Lord of the Flies” written by William Golding shows us different faces of a human being. In the novel all the boys are stuck on the island in different situations they show their different sides. It is not always important to be a good or bad person every time. Golding shows how a human can take someone’s life for their benefit, he shows us the savagery taken to the next level by the boys on the island. It was mostly hard for boys to stay in a civilized manner without any adult supervision, although when they come from such civilized families.