Maturity In Lord Of The Flies Essay

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If you were to crash in a plane full of minor aged boys on an isolated island. What would you do to survive? Gather people and assign simple tasks that could get everyone saved. Or, would you just go crazy trying to have fun as there are no laws at where you are? I’d do the first one on my behalf of decisions. Making something that can attract ships or planes isn’t such a hard task to do unless you don’t have the patience to do so. Well that’s what the short story “Lord of the Flies” is all about. A pile of little boys ages from 5 to 13 that have two different opinions on survival. Maturity and immaturity are the two competing opinions that all characters have in this story. Some mature ones make a difference and succeed as some immature ones …show more content…
This also shows the weak walls of Jack’s emotional barrier as he can be easily upset. Tension is one of the main parts of this story as there’s much more to be continued. If tension were not a part of this book then there’d be no part in Jack’s id. The tension is what creates the interest in the reader as it makes things start to get more curious.

Moving on, Jack’s conflict with Ralph doesn’t end as it’s beginning to grow. Sooner than later, Jack starts to go off topic in an assembly going against the assembly rules. The assembly rules are that only the person with the conch can speak as others have to be quiet and listen. Jack disobeys this rule and also goes against the conch.
“ “The rules!” shouted Ralph. “You’re breaking the rules!” “Who cares?” Ralph summoned his wits. “Because the rules are the only thing we’ve got!” But Jack was shouting against him. “Bollocks to the rules! We’re strong-we hunt! If there’s a beast, we’ll hunt it down! We’ll close in and beat and beat and beat!-” He gave a wild whoop and leapt down to the pale sand. At once the platform was full of noise and excitement, scramblings, screams and laughter. The assembly shredded away and became a discursive and random scatter from the palms to the water and away along the beach, beyond night-sight.”(pgs
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It’s known for minors to have creativity as that creativity on the other hand can create the id or ratherly the superego. The creativity of Ralph was to be saved as the creativity of Jack was to have the time of his life by hunting boars. Jacks creativity has become so large that it overturned being saved and it all went down to being a savage or being a survivor. Jack’s id throughout the evidence grows as it goes from feeling bad for himself while being conflicted by Ralph to breaking Piggy’s specs as he gets immediately mad, then to ruining an assembly creating the worst for Ralph. This explains the reasonings of why Jack’s id is the start of a great rising climax that continues throughout the story, and especially continues in Jack

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