Jack's Natural Drive In Lord Of The Flies Passage Analysis

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In William Golding’s novel Lord of The Flies, Golding highlights the idea that Man’s natural drive is to fulfill an evil desire. Boys from England end up stranded on an island in the middle of a world war. They face unknown dangers that bring out the worst in them. The nightmares come alive when others start to challenge the order and authority that has been set. Overall, the boys turn into savages, at least most of them do. Jack begins to kill for fun and sport and tries to twist the truth to make some of the others listen to him.
Ultimately, Jack is a big representation of what Golding believes. The revealing of the natural, dark drive of Man begins when Jack swears “there would be no mercy” (31) the next time he sees a pig. Jack represents the darkness that grips Man’s heart. The pig reflects the true desires of Man through the actions take upon it. This starts the devolution of Man’s sanity and the darkness inside starts to
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Before Henry wandered off, two older boys kicked at his sand castle and destroyed it, making them in control of him. He finds a new space to play and is amused by the way he can guide and mislead the creatures that are smaller than him. Even though he was controlled by someone else, he does not realize the misuse of that power on something else that is living. A man is dark in natural circumstances that are not bound by society’s reigns of order and rules. Dark inflictions will come out if Man allows so. Jack in William Golding’s Lord of The Flies sheds light upon the darkness that does consume one man and eventually a whole society, or in Jack’s case- a tribe. Golding’s novel proves the inevitable sadist downfall of all men and women and children because they have a secret desire to do as should not be

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