Lord of the Flies: Amoral acts

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Lord of the Flies by William Golding portrays society giving into their savagery by lacking the restraints normal to civilized human beings. Without order and self-restraint, man changes into “man the destroyer”, a shocking form from lacking moral sensibility. However, the animal in human nature does not come out of the blue, it reflects the hidden emotions the individual is encountering or has encountered.Society holds everyone together, and without values and ideals society is lost.It is the behaviours of Jack, Ralph and Roger, and their lack of moral awareness that led to the deterioration of the society.
It is obvious that Jack can be very mean and uses dictatorship to force everyone to follow him under his rule. While Piggy is talking, Jack exclaims, “You’re talking to much. Shut up fatty (Golding, 20).”Jack always breaks the rule of speaking while holding the conch. He interrupts almost everyone, especially Piggy, when they are speaking. The fact that Jack frequently picks on Piggy is a symbol of how power and brutality will often overwhelm intellect, which also leads to savageness. Jack gives in to his inner human desires and crosses the line to brutality when he kills a pig. "Kill the pig. Cut her throat. Bash her in (72)."Jack leads the boys towards savagery.His savageness, in this book almost over-takes him and his companion hunters.Jack's anger and selfishness is an example of amorality on the island.He changes the rules just so he can have it his way. Piggy questions why he does not get any meat to eat, so Simon freely gives him a piece so he does not starve. "Then Jack leapt to his feet, slashed off a great hunk of meat, and flung it down Simon's feet (74)." Jack is angry because Simon gave Piggy meat, even though he didn't hunt. He doesn't believe it's fair Piggy gets food because of his ignorance towards others on the island.
Ralph on the other hand uses his …