Persuasive Essay On Lord Of The Flies

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“I want to hide the truth, I want to shelter you. But with the beast inside. There’s nowhere we can hide.” This quote illustrates how people can try to hide from the beast. But there’s no physical beast, it’s within you . You can’t always control or hide from. As I said earlier, it can be a good thing or a bad thing depending on your perspective. In basketball for example, I’m a different person. I let my inner beast of aggression, determination, and unrestrained passion for the sport and no one can stop me. Some people are scared to let it out because it might hurt people physically or emotionally. If you’re really good at a sport or just in general, the beast might be too much for some people and they might think you’re a show-off. Or you’re …show more content…
But then throughout the story embraces his beast and uses it to his advantage. He uses his power, greed for power, temptation, jealousy, and anger to manipulate people and get his way. “Even the choir applauded; and the freckles on Jack’s face disappeared under a blush of mortification. He started up, then changed his mind and sat down again while the air rang. Ralph looked at him, eager to offer something.” (Golding 19). ”Jack was the first to make himself heard. He had not got the conch and thus spoke against the rules; but nobody minded.” (Golding 98).These two quotes describe the difference between how Jack Merridew changed from the beginning. He controlled it and was afraid to speak his mind. But then later let the beast run free, controlling others into what he wants. He doesn’t care that he’s making people scared. He uses that to his advantage. Jack was oblivious to the power and leadership skills he has at the start of the book, but now he embraces his dark side, his animal inside him. A song lyric that represents Jack is “I used to hold my freak back, now I’m letting go. I make my own choice. Yeah I run this show,” (Demi Lovato,

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