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.
We’ve killed a pig … we stole up on them … we got in a circle …“ (69). Golding portrays Jack as blood thirsty beast killing everything in sight. Jack spends all of his time on the island hunting (killing) instead of helping Ralph with the rescue. Jack (and his tribe) represents anarchy which is shown in Jack not following Ralph’s orders and just doing whatever he wants. Piggy, the chubby and asthmatic outcast, represents rational thought and intellect.
Piggy’s name suggests that he will be a victim of the beast. Not the beast the boys on the island fear, but the beast within the boys themselves. The author is saying through Piggy that because they kill and eat the pigs they become the beast. Ralph prays to the adult world to send them something from the grownups: a sign. His prayer is answered by a dead parachutist, a casualty of war from the fighting going on in civilized society.
* On the other end of the social system would be savagery, the total breakdown of the social system leaving the majority in serious danger. | When did the boys start to become savage? | - Jack is the first one who becomes savage he goes hysterical over killing a pig. - They boys suddenly painted their faces thinking they would become a true hunter. - The boys split into two tribes , one civilized and the other uncivilized.
Ralph believes that the boys should behave in a civilized manner and make shelter. Jack believes that the boys should hunt and have fun illustrating the differences of civilization and savagery, and because of the different opinions it caused a conflict between the two groups, ending in chaos. The main conflict is civilization versus savagery showed by most of the boys on the inhabited island. The novel shows how one self can turn from a civilized person to a malevolent and savage being. It also shows how order in the island can collapse.
Underlines Jack’s lust for blood & killing. ‘He looked in astonishment no longer at himself but at an awesome stranger.’ The reader now starts to see how Jack is turning into a devilish figure. His new painted face can now tempt people to do things at his command. LOST ALL INNOCENT AND IS COMPLETELY SAVAGE. " Kill the pig, cut her throat, spill the blood' We first hear this when Jack as his hunters kill their first pig.
Piggo made his out of Titanium (strongest metal in the world). Eventually they began the war and you would see guns firing and canons being shot at but the evil snuck up on the pigs and went to take down each of them one by one. The wolf had little monkey soldiers who were firing back at the brick castle. The wolf went behind Porky and Porkchop and went for the snipe and when he killed them he took their bodies and any valuables back to the brick castle. Once he got back he hung out the dead bodies to threaten Piggo and he was trapped but he had a backup plan as he knew this might happen.
Rikki never gives Nag the chance and attacks him immediately. Nagaina finds out firsthand on how forceful a mongoose can be. Word travelled fast through the neighborhood from animal to animal that Nag had been killed. “Nag is dead-is dead-is dead!” sang Darzee(19). Nagiana is convinced she must avenge her husband’s death by following through with the plan to kill the family.
Jack becomes successful in gaining power because he rules by fear and with intimidation and brute force. Even the army of hunters fear Jack when he “beat Wilfred”(176) for no apparent reason. Although Jack’s irrational decisions appease the little ones, his actions hurt the boys’ chance of rescue. As time passes on the island, Jack’s own bloodlust prioritizes itself before the need to be rescued. In order to protect the little ones from the beast, he makes an offering “for the beast.”(151), creating the basis of a religion.
As the story progresses, the society that was created starts crumbling, and savagery starts taking over the minds of certain boys. Near the end of the novel, the conch was shattered, along with Piggy. It is significant that both the conch and Piggy were destroyed simultaneously because Piggy and the conch were the only things maintaining civilization and order. After they were destroyed, chaos broke out on the island and the boys