Spill his blood! Do him in!” (168). By becoming so carried away and building up such desire to kill, the boys mistake Simon for the beast and murder him instantly. Finally, the boys’ savagery is also portrayed in the murder of Piggy. Nobody was allowing Piggy the opportunity to speak his mind, disregarding any of his opinions.
The head of the pig was on a spear as an “offering” to the beast. Close the end of the novel, it is obvious that there is no hope for the boys to be innocent again. They were trying to kill each and also, some got killed. In chapter 11, Roger rolled a boulder down a hill during a feud and killed piggy. In chapter 10, Simon tries to tell the other boys that the real beast is their own selves, while at the same time they are screaming, "Kill the beast!
Deep inside every person lurks a savage and dark side. However, if never pushed to the brink of mental capacity and catastrophe, this darkness might never be seen. In William Golding’s Lord Of the Flies, the reader witnesses young boys brought to an untamed island, and they soon become very untamed themselves. Proof of this is found when the more fearful the boys become of the beast, the more savage they become. Also, they turn off their emotions, allowing them to kill their old friends and acquaintances.
Jack was the first of the boys to show signs of aggression, then it turned on his hunters, and then it took control of Ralph. Jacks show of violence made even those who opposed it, Ralph and The Hunters result in hostile conduct. Violence is like a weed; it spreads and chokes out everything around it. Violence can be the demise of all
This tribe tortures and murders both humans and animals. They also neglect all of the rules that were originally set on the island. Golding uses the conch to symbolize civilization in the novel. When Jack gives the speech to the young boys in the beginning of the novel the conch shell was still useful in representing that they were still civilized. However, by the end of the novel when the conch shell breaks at a confrontation between Jack and Ralp, this exemplifies the complete loss of order and democracy.
In the act of the joke that they was doing on Tony they quickly realized that this was not Tony’s at all. It belonged to one of the town’s hoodlums. Upset that he was interrupted the hood starts a fight with boys. As struggle goes on, the narrator hits the hoodlum with a tire iron and it seems that he has killed him. Inflamed by the realistic thought of the murder of a man.
Noah’s god was essentially disgusted with himself for having made these sinful creatures and decided to kill everything. He was going to wipe the slate clean and let Noah start it all over. Over in Gilgamesh land they were having a big party and while Ea thought it was fun to listen in on, Enlil couldn’t sleep at night because his windows were always rattling. Enlil got with the neighborhood watch and they decided that the best way to handle the noise problem was to just kill everyone making noise. Ea felt bad so decided to warn Gilgamesh.
I’m the reason why it’s no go? Why things are the way they are?” (Golding 143). This once again causes a break in the group which turns the group against Simon because they all think that he is the Beast and leads to the boys killing Simon. This shows that the beast has destroyed the group to the point where the boys are now killing one another. It also brought them all to the point where one of them was willing to murder their peer.
The hunt symbolizes the maximum level of chaos because they will be trying to kill the creator of order. All hope of order could be completely lost. Chaos, to the point of taking a human life, shows how far its grasp has reached. Chaos now filled most of the island, order seemed completely lost. William in his classic novel Lord of the Flies successfully used symbols to create a powerful theme of order versus chaos.
‘You knew, didn’t you? I’m part of you?’”(133). After the conversation with the Lord of the Flies, Simon goes unconscious, when Simon wakes up, he runs to the camp to tell everyone what he had just encountered. It was raining and there was thunder and lightning, thinking Simon is the beast, the boys deliriously murder him, “At once the crowd surged after it, poured down the rock, leapt on to the beast, screamed, struck, bit, tore. There were no words, no movements but the tearing of teeth and claws” (141).