Jack, leader of a group of choirboys and ultimately
chief of the hunters, is Ralph's 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
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its dance. All the
boys leap up and step wildly around the blazing fire, waving their
weapons. They intone a bloodcurdling chant and become wilder and
wilder. That's some of the savagery that Jack does in this book.
Jack is like the devil because of the savage things that he does
and the nasty ways that he treats people like Piggy. That is what I
would think that is why Jack is like the devil....