Evil and savagery lurk in everyone; they are not created by outside influences. Society serves to control the bloodlust inside of every human being. This idea is the main theme in Lord of the Flies, by William Golding. Golding strives to prove that outside the control of society, savagery will take over and conquer all morality inside a person. Jack, one of the main characters in the book, is one of the major representatives of
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a world of barbarity, he has proved that all of the boys have savagery inside of them. With the temptation and offer of meat, Jack lured the boys into his tribe. Because the boys were not
controlled by society, they gave into the temptation. Jack also used the boys' fear of the beast to control the boys. William Golding, using Jack as his example, proved that society controls the bloodlust inside of every human being.