Jack Lord Of The Flies Argumentative Essay

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Imagine you were a kid stranded on a deserted island with no adults but just other kids. In the book "Lord Of The Flies" by William Golding that's exactly what happened. Jack and some other schoolboys are stranded on a deserted island after their plane has crashed. Jack and his society were trying to be civilized and made laws with their new leader Ralph. But it's not long before jack starts to turn savage along with the rest of the boys.I believe that in the novel, jack is changing to a murderer. You could see that because, in the beginning he was scared to kill a pig, then in the middle he slaughtered a pig not even caring about the meat, and with no hesitation and at the end, they killed Simon and tried to hunt down and murder Ralph.

In the beginning of the book jack was not a murderer because he was hesitating to kill a pig for food, even though he was, hungry he didn't kill because he is scared of the kill. Simon, Ralph and, jack were
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Instead of killing for food and survival, he is killing for fun. Jack is separated from Ralph's society after getting embarrassed more in front of the society. Jack made his own society with his choir and went hunting for pigs and got to a mother pig with her children and they attacked her. “Jack was on top of the sow, stabbing her downward with his knife.” (Golding-135) Jack is not caring about the meat and instead is focused on just the killing part. If jack has killed for survival, he could've let the pig live and a kill the father so the baby pig could grow and he could have more food. But he killed the pig and the baby pigs ran off and probably died of starvation. After the kill Jack's hands smelled really bad because of the violence he inflicted on the pig and instead of a hunter jack is turning into a murderer. " At last immediacy of the kill subsided. The boys drew back, and Jack stood up, holding out his

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