Tag: Jack Merridew

This collection of articles focuses on the character Jack Merridew in William Golding’s novel “Lord of the Flies”. Through different perspectives and analytical lenses, these articles explore Jack’s evolution from a charismatic choir leader to a savage hunter. They delve into his psychological motivations, his role as a symbol for human nature and power, and the impact he has on the other characters in the book. Readers will gain a deeper understanding of one of the most important characters in this classic novel, and how Jack’s actions contribute to its overarching themes of civilization vs. savagery, and the inherent darkness within humanity.