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What is Jacks Role in the Novel, Lord of the Flies?

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Introduction

What is Jack's Role in the Novel, Lord of the Flies? Introduction * Jack is the novel's main character that rivals Ralph. * He symbolises different themes, which are portrayed in the novel * How Jacks unappealing appearance, his lack of respect and civilized ways that changes through the novel, his attitude to being stranded on the island, how he relates to the other boys as well as the island and how he organises the boys into becoming a self-contained, divided microcosm of the outside adult world and its negative impact on reality. ...read more.

Middle

* The discovery of the conch and the beginning of the 'Coral Island' adventure. 'pretty, and a worthy plaything'. 'Here was a Coral Island' Paragraph 2 * Ralph as leader and Jacks determination and confidence over wining over the boys and the power on the island. 'The most obvious leader was Jack'. 'This toy of voting' 'The freckles on Jack's face disappeared under a blush of mortification'. * Appointing Jack as leader of the choir (hunters). ...read more.

Conclusion

* How Jack uses the boys fear of the beast in order to control them and create a mob group of savages under his command. How religion and dictatorship can be used as a device to gain power. Conclusion * The character that developed most dramatically and unforgettably from one of the most civilised English boys, to the leader of the savagery mob. * The unavoidable change from civilization and happiness to savagery and instincts. The effects of placement without laws and rules that creates a lack of understanding that direct authority provides. ?? ?? ?? ?? MAISIE FLIGHT ENGLISH NW 07.02.09 ...read more.

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