What are some quotes that represent Roger in Lord of Flies?

In Lord of the Flies, Roger is the most sadistic boy on the island by the end of the novel. He gains a reputation for his cruelty that the boys fear, and even when the whole island has descended into savagery, he still stands out as an emblem of the situation's extremity.

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Roger is one of the most dynamic characters in Lord of the Flies. Like Jack, he serves as an extreme representative of what happens when the boys are set free from the constraints of civilization. He is first introduced as a quiet, brooding boy who does not willingly communicate with anyone:

There was a slight, furtive boy whom no one knew, who kept to himself with an inner intensity of avoidance and secrecy. He muttered that his name was Roger and was silent again.

As the story progresses, and the situation becomes more violent and chaotic, Golding describes how the latent violence in Roger's nature appears ever more sinister:

Roger remained, watching the littluns. He was not noticeably darker than when he had dropped in, but the shock of black hair, down his nape and low on his forehead, seemed to suit his gloomy face and made what had seemed at first an unsociable remoteness into something forbidding.

As with Jack, the sadism in Roger's character soon comes to the fore, and it becomes clear how much he revels in the rituals of hunting and killing:

Roger ran round the heap, prodding with his spear whenever pig flesh appeared. Jack was on top of the sow, stabbing downward with his knife. Roger found a lodgment for his point and began to push till he was leaning with his whole weight.

Roger is initially Jack's most loyal supporter, but it becomes clear that he is even more dangerous and violent than Jack himself. It is Roger who kills Piggy and shatters the conch, thereby destroying both wisdom and order and permanently ending any possibility of civil society being imposed on the island. By the time that he tortures Sam and Eric, Roger has become a powerful, predatory figure and the most disturbing presence on the island, even going farther than Jack in his love of violence and terror:

Roger edged past the chief, only just avoiding pushing him with his shoulder. The yelling ceased, and Samneric lay looking up in quiet terror. Roger advanced upon them as one wielding a nameless authority.

This nameless authority is apparent when Sam and Eric confront Ralph with the truth about the sadistic monster Roger has become.

After a moment’s silence, Sam spoke in a strangled voice.

“You don’t know Roger. He’s a terror.”

“And the chief—they’re both—”

“—terrors—”

“—only Roger—”

The last mention of Roger in the book identifies him as the one “who carried death in his hands.”

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Roger is depicted as a cruel sadist who enjoys torturing his enemies and acts as Jack's executioner. Initially, Roger is described as a secretive adolescent who prefers to stay by himself and avoid social interaction. As the situation on the island becomes increasingly desperate and uncivilized, Roger rises to the occasion and shares Jack's affinity for savagery. Roger agrees with Jack's decision to wear disturbing face paint, liberating the hunters from "shame and self-consciousness." Roger supports Jack's behavior by saying, "You don’t half look a mess." Roger's feelings regarding the face paint reflect his desire to embrace his cruelty and behave in a ruthless manner.

Once the boys begin exploring the island in search of the beast, they approach the mountain, and Golding writes,

There came the sound of boys scuttling away. Astonishingly, a dark figure moved against the tide.

The "dark figure" moving against the tide is Roger, and this description reflects the ominous atmosphere surrounding his evil character. Roger has developed into a callous, sinister boy who is guided by bloodlust and desires to hurt others. In chapter 10, Roger approaches Castle Rock and is stopped by Jack's guards. Roger comments, "You couldn’t stop me coming if I wanted." Roger's threat corresponds to his character and depicts him as an intimidating, violent boy. Roger views himself as an unstoppable, imposing force. After Roger violently kills Piggy, Jack orders his hunters to abandon chasing Ralph and questions Roger about leaving his post. Golding writes,

The hangman’s horror clung round him [Roger]. The chief said no more to him but looked down at Samneric.

This description portrays Roger as a terrifying executioner. Roger has transformed into a psychopathic murderer and surpassed Jack as the most violent, evil boy on the island. Jack then addresses Samneric, and Roger corrects him on the proper way to use the pointed spear as a torture device. Golding writes,

Roger edged past the chief, only just avoiding pushing him with his shoulder. The yelling ceased, and Samneric lay looking up in quiet terror. Roger advanced upon them as one wielding a nameless authority.

The "nameless authority" suggests that Roger is driven by an inherent, wicked force and will eventually challenge Jack’s rule.

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In William Golding's allegory, Roger represents sadism. When he is first introduced to readers, he "kept to himself with an inner intensity of avoidance and secrecy."  The first depiction of Roger comes in Chapter Four when he stoops and picks up a stone, "that token of preposterous time" and bounces it a few yards from the littl'un Henry who sits on the shore:

Here, invisible yet strong, was the taboo of the old life.  Round the squatting child was the protection of parents and school and policemen and the law.  Roger's arm was conditioned by a civilization that knew nothing of him and was in ruins.

When Jack approaches him, Roger sees him, "a darker shadow crept beneath the swarthiness of his skin...."

In Chapter Seven, Jack decides to hunt for a pig and taunts Ralph into accompanying him. When Robert pretends to be the pig, Rogers fights to get close.  Later, too, Roger becomes a shadowy presence:

Roger, uncommunicative by nature, said nothing.  He offered no opinion on the beast nor told Ralph why he had chosen to come on this mad expedition.  He simply sat and rocked the trunk gently....Roger was banging his silly wooden stick against something....impervious Roger....

Roger follows Ralph and "lay behind him"; he "bumped fumbled with a his of breath and passed onwards."

In Chapter Eight, when the hunters find a pig, Roger prods

with his spear whenever pigflesh appeared....Roger found a lodgment for his point and began to push till he was leaning with his whole weight. 

That Roger has descended into savagery is evinced in Chapter Eleven when he takes up

a small stone and flung it between the twins, aiming to miss.  They started and Same only just kept his footing.  Some source of power began to pulse in Roger's body.

Ralph tries to call a meeting and reorganize the boys, but he and Piggy are met by "the storm of sound."  High above,

High overhead, Roger, with a sense of deliriuous abandonment, leaned all his weight on the lever.

A huge rock strikes Piggy, sending him through the air where he falls forty feet and lands on his back across the square red rock in the sea.

In Chapter Twelve, Sam tells Ralph, "You don't know Roger.  He's a terror."  Then, "Roger sharpened a stick at both ends."  Clearly, the sadism given free rein, Roger becomes more and more brutal and sadistic.

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