Lord of the Flies

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Jack’s Way
“Evil is done without effort, naturally, it is the working of fate.”- Charles Baudelaire In the book The Lord of The Flies by William Golding, many young boys land on an island after a plane crash during World War II causing the evil in each other to come out and separate the kids into two different tribes eventually causing a war between themselves. Jack demonstrates the evil of a powerful and hungry dictator. Jack’s vicious characteristics cause him to make his own tribe, kidnap and torture samneric, and also rallying his tribe to kill Simon. When Jack is not elected chief he decides to make his own tribe.

Jack’s evil heart separates the group into his own tribe so he can be crowned king. When Ralph is elected chief on the island, Jack is angered when he cannot be the leader. Jack is determined and decides to make his own tribe where he can be the leader. Jack then yells, “I’m going off by myself. He can catch his own pigs. Anyone who wants to hunt when I do can come too” (116). This quote explains how Jack has had enough of Ralph’s control and how he has left the group and hopes to have followers. It is greatly representing Jack’s jealousy and wanting of dictatorship. Although Jack tries to separate the group into two tribes, he also takes action by kidnapping samneric.

Jack’s evil mind wanted to become a dictator so bad, he enforced his rule by kidnapping and torturing samnneric. When Ralph and Piggy make it to Jack’s tribe, Jack is giving orders to tie up the twins and torture them to show Ralph his evil spirit. After Jack captures samneric he says, “Grab them!...the pointed group moved round samneric nervously and unhardilyy…Go on. Tie them”(163). This explains Jack’s ability to be the leader of his tribe, and his evil soul to capture samneric. Jack had to find a way to get to Ralph, and now he realizes that torturing samneric is what really hurts Ralph. Jack’s ability to control is enforced by torturing samneric, but he shows it...
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