What are adjectives that describe Jack Merridew in Lord of the Flies?
To add to what the other editors have said, you might mention that Jack is hedonistic. He lives in the here and now. His mantra is "We'll have fun on this island." He has no use for long-term goals of rescue or shelter. Instead he enjoys...
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In the novel LORD OF THE FLIES, Jack is the character that experiences the most changes of anyone throughout the story. He is systematic and regimented believing in structure and order, "We've got to have rules and obey them. After all, we're not savages. We're English, and the English are the best at everything. So we've got to do the right things." (p.42) As the story continues, Jack becomes very hostile and arrogant believing he is right and knows what is best for everyone. Jack is an interesting example of the "innocent" who becomes corrupted and tainted by power, a frequently seen archetype in literature.