He's alla time picking scraps with big guys. Kind of like he's mad at 'em because he ain't a big guy." Another example of Curley's controlling ways is how he's constantly concerned about his wife and her whereabouts, but takes this worry too far just like any other situation he's in. Curley is clearly humiliated by the constant absence of his wife and feels the need to brag
They were afraid of something they that was altogether foreign to them, the way it looked, what it ate, and how it acted. This fear of the unknown, undiscovered beast that lead them to kill a friend and helped fuel their need for bloodshed. Another example of the boys violence come from much earlier in the novel. Jack was describing his hunt with a group of boys. Ralph was upset because the fire had gone out.
Even though he has been selected as chief of the island, his voice was gradually becoming useless. The followers fancied an achiever like Jack, not just a speaker. Ralph's most important objective was to go gome, but the boys were too caught up killing pigs to realize that the fire had been left uncared for. Infuriated that the chances of being rescued vanished, the leader demands an explanation for the lack of responsibility. But at that instant, Ralph realizes his leadership lacks contron as he "...watched them envious and resentful" (Golding, 79).
Ponyboy just had to see Johnny kill Bob and that was enough to make him lose his innocence. People like Randy and Steve just resent and hate the world so much that that would cause them to lose their innocence as well. Someone could lose their innocence just by thinking bad thoughts. S.E. Hinton definitely does not agree with William Blake’s poem: The Lily because in The Lily, William Blake is saying that innocence cannot be abolished or destroyed.
I’ll plug him right between the shoulder blades.” Brown believes that Clark is being unreasonable and abusive towards his authority as brown tore his uniform while doing fatigues. Clark has no mercy towards his men which ultimately leads to his death. The soldiers lack of mercy and resentment unfortunately led to them dying is a very sadistic emotional state and not in a noble and courageous
The Characters Opposition After a plane crash in the ocean, numerous boys find themselves stranded on an island. Ralph, now becoming the leader, organizes the boys and forms a democratic society. Although, Jack, the rebel, starts to neglect all of the rules and with reason tries to steal the power from Ralph. The group ends up splitting into two groups; one under Ralph’s leadership and another under Jack’s control. They proceed by doing many things they regret.
This is one of the reasons for his mental break down. Holden sees the world as corrupt and wants to protect the children’s innocence. Holden cannot find a place for himself in the world. All of this leads to his downfall, consisting of his parents abandoning him, him not fitting in, and nobody wanting to be around him. A symbol from this novel is Holden’s red hunting hat.
Jack is an antagonist in the book The Lord of the Flies; he is deceitful, cruel, barbaric, wild, red headed, thin, and tall. He is known as evil character in the novel because he never want to follow the law and always wants to go opposite from Ralph. He is a leader of the choir boys to servers as hunter. He is getting obsessed with hunting. He is a dynamic character; which changes through the novel.
They try to tell Jack that if they leave the fire will go out, but Jack doesn't give them a chance to speak. Due to his poor decision making he extinguished a chance for the boys to be rescued. Something that set Jack apart from not only Ralph but all the other boys as well, was his transformation to savagery. Without a doubt he was the one who displayed the most cruelty towards animals and people. "'Kill the beast!
Roger is in a wild and primal environment as he undertakes saying obscene things to other boys. No matter how old a child is and what he or she is going through, everybody should recognize murder is morally inappropriate and illegal. “Chaos is one thing, fear is another” (Golding, Why 1). Both fear and chaos are on the island as the dispute continues, but it’s no excuse to such reckless behavior. Roger could have indeed chosen to be alongside Ralph in the dilemma of the hunt.