Savagery In Lord Of The Flies: An Analysis

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The barbaric side in man is never destroyed, only hidden. Often times this is revealed in situations of no control. When Jack and his hunters leave Ralph alone, all the boys can focus on is selfishly gathering food for themselves alone, disregarding the remaining boys left behind:
“The savage man is never quite eradicated”. The boys on the island were had not shown their savage side towards the beginning of the novel as it was hidden by their previous environment of civilized England. However, the savagery within the boys started to reveal itself as time went on. The savagery on the island was necessary for the boys on the island as it was needed for survival which is why it had to surface in the first place.Towards the end of the novel, the
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