Ralph was upset because the fire had gone out. “There was lashings of blood,” said Jack, laughing and shuddering, you should have seen it!”(69) This quote is an example of how the boys were violent throughout the book, and became progressively more deranged. The boys hunted and killed a pig, when Jack explained that the head of the beast was to be a gift to the beast. “Jack spoke loudly. This head is for the beast.
Spill his blood!’ ” (187). Simon was in his thicket when he spotted the Lord of the Flies. As he was returning to the island, the boys saw Simon as they danced wildly, thought he was the beast and murdered him with their sharpened spears. Even Ralph had participated in this incident. Soon everyone decided to follow Jack as he had promised them meat and protection, but soon became a vicious leader.
Charley was climbing over dead bodies to get to the rebels. Charley was hiding behind his friends; unfortunately both of his friends get shot. Charley was standing in the middle of the hill jabbing people and screaming until he gets shot. Charley does survive from his wounds but dies later on during the book Narrative Structure: A major theme in Soldier's Heart is the horror of war, and how war changes a person. The author uses events that really happened in the Civil War to bring home the brutality of war--the building of a wall with dead bodies, young men shot in the stomach being left to die, horses being killed to feed starving men.
After Roger pushes Piggy down the mountain knocking Piggy to his death, Jack steps forward and begins “screaming wildly” and warns Ralph that if he doesn’t join his tribe, that “that’s what [he’ll] get”. Unlike the previous deaths, rather than the boys being in denial over the unintentional killings, Jack and his tribe celebrate this death. When Jack rudely interrupts the silence with screams, he uses Piggy’s death as a lesson for Ralph, threatening him to obey him, proving that he has become cold-hearted and would do
The narrator seems to note the boys transformation by referring to them as savages and how the hide their shame “[they were] safe from shame or consciousness behind the mask of [their] paint”(pg.154). The final result of their savagery was the deaths of Simon and Piggy these events happen in the heat of the moment due to an overflow of emotion. In the killing of Simon they were performing their infamous chant and enactment of the hunt of the hunt when Simon runs out tries to warn them about the false beast but the group was in the heat of the moment and ended up killing him even Ralph and piggy the level headed boys were caught up in this superfluous of emotion. In the killing of piggy the groups were at castle rock and in the midst of the confrontation piggy was hit with a
Jack represents the irrational nature of the boys, while Ralph represents common sense. With Jack in power, the dark side of humanity is unleashed. He punished other children, started the frenzy that lead to the murder of Simon, and tortured the twins until they followed him and his tribe. On the night of Simon's death, Jack had gone mad with power. He sat on a large log "painted and garlanded .
(152) This is the chant that Jack had created after their first kill. This is also the chant the group was crying out when they killed Simon. As a result of Jack getting caught up in hunting, the sight of Simon crawling out of the bushes he orders everyone to attack and kill ‘the beast’. Jack illustrates that when humans get lost in an activity,
Odysseus then reveals himself. One of the other leading suitors, Eurymachos, begs for mercy but Odysseus tells the suitors to fight or to try escape. Odysseus had previously ordered two of his faithful servants, Eumaius and Philoetius to close/block all exits. Eurymachos is the next to die. As he leads a charge against Odysseus he is fatally hit with a spear to the heart.
Then, dese darn British boys got a fear of some beast Eventually, a passin’ ship noticed da smoke and we were rescued. In all, dere were 3 deaths. Da boys dat died were Simon, Johnny, and da boy wit da mulberry-colored birthmark on his face. Simon died when da British boys thought dat he was da beast dat dey were afraid of. He was stumbilin’ on some rocks and since most of dem were savages, dey thought da shawdowy figure was the beast coming to attack dem so dey attacked first.
“Who’s going to join my tribe?” Once Jack gets his own tribe, he wants to get rid of Ralph and so he sends his tribe to kill him. “Kill the beast! Cut his throat! Spill his blood!” Jack acts like a savage and a tyrant and is determined to become the hunter that he was meant to be. This makes Jack and his tribe to start their own ritual dances.