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Jack leader of a group of choirboys and ultimately chief of the hunters is Ralphs principal antagonist Described as having a full head of red hair wearing a black cloak and bullying his way through the boys his role as a villain is fairly clear from the beginning Jack is destined to be the primary cause of destruction on the island however he is not presented as a one-dimensional monster Golding forges a more complex and subsequently more credible character than that Jack does for instance feel some regrets for the blood on his hands But before long he represses and noble instincts and embraces a life of savagery He makes the psychological break symbolically when he baptizes himself with the blood of a slaughtered pig With the exception of Ralph Piggy and a few others he eventually lures the other boys to follow him in a life consecrated in blood a life which will lead them to multiple murders Abstractly Jack represents the bestial instinct of the human being unrestrained by any rational Control Jack is a devil because of the savage ways he acts like the red hair painted faces the savage pig hunts the rituals sacrifices and the terrorist acts Jack is evil because of him being always murderous He is always wanting to hunt things and not care what happens to the animal Once he gets incharge of his own group he paints his face and his red hair make him look like the devil He uses threating comments to get other people join his group And he goes on savage acts like going and beating up Ralph and Piggy for Piggys glasses Jack is always bulling his way through all the boys like he forces Piggy to give him Piggys
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