Jack In Lord Of The Flies Quotes Analysis

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“Kill the pig! Cut his throat! Spill his blood!” Jack was one of the older kids on the island. He was the leader of the choir group when they first got to the island. Instead, he got addicted to killing and stabbing pigs. In the novel Lord of the Flies by Willian Golding, Jack was most symbolic of evil and jealousy. In the novel Lord of the Flies, Jack showed the key characteristics of being evil. One of the many ways he demonstrated evil was by the chant “Kill the pig! Cut his throat! Spill the blood!” This quote symbolized evil because there should not be a young kid talking/chanting extremely graphically for his age. It also represented evil because of the fact that Jack himself was the one who came up with the chant. An example of his evilness would be when jack attacked Ralphs group at night, to steal Piggy’s spectacles. This represented evil because if he wanted to start a fire he could have found a way to do it himself and not …show more content…
The first example of Jack’s jealousy was when Ralph was first elected as chief. This showed his jealousy because he got mad when the other boys chose Ralph and not him as leader. Also because he was not accepting with the fact that Ralph was chief. Another example of Jacks jealousy was when his group did not have a fire going. This showed his envy because he wanted that fire to cook the pig, he killed. Also because Jack and his group went to go steal Piggy’s spectacles; all leading back to the fact that he was jealous. The last and final event that showed his jealousy was when he said, “I’m going off by myself. He can catch his own pigs.” This was when the rest of the boys reelected for chief, and no one chose him. This showed Jacks jealousy because instead of being okay with the fact that no one chose him, he got infuriated/jealous and then left. As a final result, those were some of the events that demonstrated Jacks jealousy in the