Whippss Lord Of The Flies Quote Analysis

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“Are Humans Naturally Violent?”
In Whipps and Glowacki’s essays, there are quite a few solid points that would make sense to some readers. In Lord of the Flies, “Everyone has experienced anger at one point in their lives and some of us -- males mostly, …. have channeled that anger into violence, perhaps by throwing a punch during a hockey game or after too many beers at the bar.”. Also in Lord of the Flies, there is a war going on “Then there’s aggression on a much sinister scale, in the form of murder, wars and genocide.”. Lastly, in the end of the book, Jack kills two people and the sea takes them “Then there’s aggression on a much sinister scale, in the form of murder, wars and genocide.”. Most human beings think that war can never be avoided
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have channeled that anger into violence, perhaps by throwing a punch during a hockey game or after too many beers at the bar.”. This quote makes sense because, in Lord of the Flies, everyone has anger inside them that may come out at different times. “Maybe," he said hesitantly, "maybe there is a beast." [...] "What I mean is, maybe it's only us.”(Golding 82). Simon in this quote is saying that there is no physical beast, only a beast that is made up mentally. “Jack swung with his fist at Ralph and caught him on the ear. Ralph hit Jack in the stomach and made him grunt.”(Golding 165). In this situation, Ralph and Jack are fighting and both are trying to use their anger to hurt one another. More evidence of violence is the reason the boys ended up on the island, there is a war going on and their plane got shot down.
In another paragraph, Whipps mentions “Then there’s aggression on a much sinister scale, in the form of murder, wars and genocide.”. This quote is understandable because, in Lord of the Flies, Jack and the Hunters want to kill the pigs. “As they danced, they sang. ‘Kill the pig. Cut her throat. Bash her in.”(Golding 69). Jack and the Hunters in this quote are excited about finding the pig and killing it. “The madness came into his eyes again. ‘I thought I might kill.”(Golding 46). Jack in this quote was saying
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In Lord of the Flies, “Everyone has experienced anger at one point in their lives and some of us -- males mostly, …. have channeled that anger into violence, perhaps by throwing a punch during a hockey game or after too many beers at the bar.”. Also in Lord of the Flies, there is a war going on “Then there’s aggression on a much sinister scale, in the form of murder, wars and genocide.”. Lastly, in the end of the book, Jack kills two people and the sea takes them “Then there’s aggression on a much sinister scale, in the form of murder, wars and

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