HOOK:An Island paradise ruined. But who is to blame?
Definition of Terms (if necessary) :
BACKGROUND (Author(s), Title(s), Year(s) published, brief description or plot summary):
Lord of the flies written by William Golding in 1954 this edition was published in 1988 published by faber and faber in London and Boston.
Over the course of the the novel, the boy's society begins to break down. Which character is most responsible for things falling apart on the island? Jack is the character most responsible for breaking down the society of the island.
i. Supporting Argument
Jack was hungry for power.
ii. Supporting Argument
Jack made the boys lose their identity and made them all one group instead of individual people.
iii. Supporting Argument
Jack focused on hunting and fun not hard work and getting rescued like Ralph.
BodyPart One:Topic Sentence : Restate Thesis and First Argument
The main reason society on the island fell apart was because of Jack's desire for power.
a 1. Reason
From day one Jack believed he should be in charge. When Ralph became chief Jack believed he should be chief .
"I ought to be chief'" said Jack (18 Golding)
Jack believes he should be chief and struggles for control throughout the noel.
b 1. Reason
He tries to become chief throughout the novel.
"Who thinks Ralph oughtn't be chief?" Said Jack. (139 Golding)
He didn't accept that Ralph is Chief and tries to take control
c 1. Reason
Still gives orders even though he isn't chief.
"The rest are making a line. Come on!" said Jack (67 Golding)
He told SamnEric to leave their post at the fire which Ralph told them to do to go and join the hunting of the pig.
Transition Sentence (Summation of Paragraph - Restate First Argument and Thesis)
These are just some of the examples of Jack trying to gain power and be in charge of the boys on the island. Him trying to be chief, him trying to form a mutiny and get the boys to abandoned Ralph as chief and trying to be a chief even though he isn't.
Body (Continued)Part Two:Topic Sentence: Restate Thesis and Second Argument
Another reason society fell apart was that Jack made the boys lose their identity and made them all one group instead of individual people the group has only only one voice; Jack's.
a 1. Reason
He made the choir his hunters he doesn't refer to them as individuals after this he always refers to them as ' his hunters'.
"Except me and my hunters" (51 Golding)
This shows the hunters are now one group with one mind being controlled by Jack.
b 1. Reason
Sam and his twin Eric are refereed to as samneric one person with one opion that Jack can control
"Samneric? What about you?" (130 Golding)