This was also when the real Lord of the Flies that was stalking the boys on the island reared its ugly head. While Simon was concealed in the forest, watching the self-proclaimed “hunters” kill a sow, he observed them place the head of this pig on a stick as an offering to the “beast.” After the hunters left, Simon began to see what that the pig’s head represented. It showed that an immense amount of turmoil was going to take place on the island. This turmoil began when Jack started his own little tribe that was comprised of all the hunters and offered anyone free membership. Everyone, except Ralph and Piggy, joined the new clique because Jack claimed that they would always have meat to eat.
Upon Piggy’s death the boys then hunt for Ralph, hunting him down as if he was a pig. The book talks about a group of boys who are left stranded on an island without any parental supervision. The boys face numerous problems from setting up a fire to being scared from the thought of a “beast”. The elected leader of the group Ralph, is constantly challenged by another boy called Jack; however when jack leaves the group to make his own group it’s a war between civilisation and savagery. The boys kill Simon mistaking him for the “beast” then moments later Roger without any real motive kills Piggy in cold blood.
Ralph asserts himself as leader and sets out some rules and regulations. A dead pilot parachutes onto the island and the boys believe he is a 'beast'. They try to hunt the 'beast'. The boys have more meetings, which confirms Ralph as leader, but Jack gets angry and sets up his own rival group at Castle Rock. Jacks group hunt a pig for the celebration later, and kill a pig in front of Simon in his special place and leave it's severed head as a gift for the 'beast'.
Simon before he was murdered had solved the case of the "monster in the cave" which was really just a surviving adult that was insured and moaning in pain. Once Simon figured this out he ran to Jack's group, Jacks groups was startled by this unidentified figure running at them. There savage environment didn't make them think of investigating the object running towards them so instead Jack ordered everyone to attack the object. Be for they realized that it was Simon he was stabbed multiple times and died instantaneously. This is in page 154 it says "Surrounded by a fringe of inquisitive bright creatures, itself a silver shape beneath the steadfast constellations, Simon's dead body moved out toward the open sea".This murder that was totally avoidable brought the evil out of the little children and lead them to murdering another survivor in cold
He even gathers most of the other boys to go on a hunt with him. When Ralph found out that they had left the fire unattended he was angered, especially because it was the hunter’s responsibility to tend to the fire. When the other boys had returned, they were chanting Kill the pig. Cut her throat. Spill her blood.
Over the sight of his friend’s body, Ralph runs away from Jack and his group. Jack starts a new hunting not for a pig but for Ralph’s head. The hunters chase Ralph and burn all the forest to make him come out from his hiding place. Suddenly, While Ralph is running from the hunters, he finds a British officer standing on the beach. The officer tells the boys that his ship saw the signal fire.
Jack and his “hungers” have become obsessed with hunting and killing. They painted their faces and finally killed a pig. Finally Jack breaks away from Ralph’s leadership and he tells the others to follow him. He killed another pig and put the head of the pig on a stake, which symbolized The Lord Of The Flies. While Jack and the “hunters” were roasting the pig, Simon finds a dead man hanging from the rocks wearing a parachute.
Director Peter Brook’s fascinating film “Lord of the Flies” is about how young boys turn from innocent children in to animals. The novel, however, was written by Mr. William Golding during the era of the cold war. The story takes place on an unpopulated island where a group of young school boys are stranded on after their plane crashed. The main characters of the story are two boys named Jack and Ralph. Jack represents the chaos on the island while Ralph represents how society acts when order is present.
In return, Jack slaps Piggy and breaks one of the lenses on his glasses. Ralph warns Jack to stop this destructive behaviour. Jack starts roasting the pig he had killed earlier. Jack does not initially give Ralph any food, but he does finally get some. Ralph calls an assembly after the feast.
Everyone including merridew is upset. When they come down they discuss what they saw and the whole pact concludes that they have to build a fire on the mountain to... ... middle of paper ... ...asses while harming the tribe. Ralph tried to go to merridew to talk some sense into him but one of his choir members let a big rock fall off the rock where his tribe was located and it killed Piggy and destroyed the conch. Ralph then runs away to try and save himself. Sam and Eric are forced to join Merridew’s tribe and keep watch for Ralph.