The Boy's Savagery

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The growing of hair lets the readers monitor the boys’ savagery. Ralph was introduced as “the boy with fair hair” and his everyday clothes (Golding 7). Ralph has short, nice hair that is presentable to society. Being presentable is important to maintain an image, which one must obtain to keep their reputation. On an island where no adults are there to tell you how to act or look, the boys let their hair and themselves go crazy. The story progresses and the boys change, some change in ways they do not want, but like the savagery their hair grows with it “he would like to have a pair of scissors and cut his hair- he flung the mess back- cut this filthy hair right back to half an inch” (Golding 109). Ralph was bothered with his savage
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