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Jack and his tribe represent anarchy Jack did not have the integrity to keep the Beast at bay He is the perpetrator of all three deaths that occur on the island and wishes to spend his time hunting killing instead of helping Ralph with rescue Jack Merridew is a young boy probably the same age as Ralph possibly older On pg 20 Golding describes Jack as tall thin and bony and his hair was red beneath the black cap His face was crumpled and freckled and ugly without silliness Out of this face stared two light blue eyes frustrated now and turning or ready to turn to anger Jacks eyes are always used in the novel to depict his emotions as they are in the quote above When the boys land on the island they are all wearing their school uniforms but Jack and his choir are wearing cloaks and caps Jack is one of the only boys whose last name is learned I think the author does this to make Jack stand out He is a very important character because throughout this whole novel Golding depicts this island and savagery to everyday life Jack is the perfect character to play this role due to his temperament and power hungry acts Jack is solely concerned with hunting and cannot see the necessity of o ther things that can keep them alive Fire an important necessity is carelessly abused and treated by Jack His whole existence and survival depend on fire yet his mail goal is to hunt and kill His controlling and persuasive behavior allow him to take over the chief position towards the end of the novel Jack is a symbol of savagery and anarchy Golding relates this to the evil and cruel people in the world When Jack first arrives on the island he is excited to have rules for their new settlement Jack exclaims on pg 33 Well have
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