Without realizing it, Jack was swayed by a civilization that he was not a part of anymore. The good half of Jack knew there was a certain taboo associated with killing. He knew his actions would never have been acceptable in the previous world, but the malevolent part of Jack argued that no one could hinder him. He could experience the thrill of killing without being punished by the authoritative figures of his past. Later in the book, Jack left behind all his morals and triumphantly killed a sow.... ... middle of paper ... ...e him over so he could successfully hunt a pig.
Teague Teague is the leader of a band of Home Guard. He is a violent and ruthless sadist who is mentioned by Swangers with fright and hatred, his execution of Pangle and other outliers in the novel show this. The war had let him do these terrible things without vengeance from the community as most of the men were out fighting the war. Teague may have joined the Home Guard as he was too scared to join in the actual war in case he had been injured or killed. His crimes do come back to get him though as when he confronts Inman, Inman kills him.
The shelter collapsed with smothering finality., and anonymous shapes made there way to the dark.... His left hand dangled piggy's glasses.” so the hunters badly beat Ralph and his people, who do not even know why they were attacked, they would have gladly shared the fire with the other boys so they did not need to steal piggy's glasses to make fire. This proves the theme because raiding the group instead of asking the group for glasses to make a fire is crude nature the choice of choosing to destroy the camp is destructive nature
I also had to research murder among teens and what happened during the killing of Bob Sheldon. During my research, I found that murder was considered a premeditated killing, and I also found that Johnny can only be tried for murder in Connecticut, New York, and North Carolina because of his age. Johnny was planning on saving, Ponyboy Curtis, who at the time was being drowned by David, the Soc Bob had told him to “give Ponyboy a bath.” In trying to save Ponyboy he pulled out his pocket knife and stabbed Bob Sheldon in the back therefore causing David to release Ponyboy and flee the scene. After finding that information I also found that Bob Sheldon and his group of friends had stopped their car on The Greasers side of town and got out to show them a lesson for taking out their girls. ... ... middle of paper ... ..., even by Ponyboy, who is the youngest of the group and two years younger than Johnny.
His bullying tendencies grew worse, as he tried very hard to get what he wanted. Even though he wanted to be voted as the leader, he eventually wants to seize all the power, which represents a dictatorship. He also develops a dark and disturbing thought process, as he makes dark jokes and laughs when a pig is basically tortured to death. He also made very violent plans to get what he wanted; he laughed in the blood of a pig, and made a violent plan to make sure that Ralph dies. This shows that the lack of a society and a government can even change the politest people, also shows the necessity of a government to make sure that everyone stays in line and does not become
They become savage and they all changed because of Jack, one example would be how he stole fire from Ralph just to cook their meats. Then he tries to kill Ralph in the end since he sees him as threat where in actuality he’s the only one left who’s civilized. The reader sees that Jack has lost his sense of humanity and has gone overboard; having this savage mindset about him. He not only leads the slaughter of a pig but then continues to lead the brutal death of Simon. They were acting out wh... ... middle of paper ... ...that he still cares.
Brutus had a tied heart and went with what his mind was telling him half the time. Switching back and forth from becoming a killer to spearing a life, Brutus was his own downfall. He was not a monster, but was simply lost in his own mind. Torn between becoming one of the conspirators or making his own decision, Brutus struggled with his thoughts. He was his own worst enemy because he, just like all of the other conspirators, had no reason as to why Caesar should have been killed by them.
Jack’s innocence is completely lost when he decides that he wants to kill Jack for no good reason. The evil from within him is encouraging him to do immoral things like to hurt other by physical abuse and killing of animals and human beings. Once Jack decided
They were desperate to obtain Piggy’s glasses to start a fire but instead of asking to borrow them they attacked them because they enjoy being violent and disgusting thief’s as Ralph says. The boys are out of control due to the situation they are in there are no rules but Jack’s malicious commands. Slater states, “In the eyes of social psychology, personality—who you are—matters less than place—where you are—and Milgram said he was demonstrating this, how any normal person can become a killer if he finds himself in a place where killing is called for” (45). Milgram states that anyone can become a killer due to the place or situation they are in. The boys have become savages and murders due to the obsession of killing the beast and fear.
Bob Ewell is killed by Boo Radley that night or one could say he “fell on his knife.” Tom is also killed for trying to escape from jail – he is shot by the guards. Not only does a good, innocent man get killed in the novel for no reason at all, but the evil one gets his justice as