PRIMAL BEHAVIORBy: Devyn Holliday
The declaration by the “Lord of the Flies” that he lives withinall human beings is a testament to the savagery that lieswi...
When the boys firstland, they try theirbest to keep orderin their lives.
“We’ve got to have rulesand obey them. After allwe’re not savages”(42).
Man isashamedof his savageside.
As time goes on conflict arises on how to keep on living…
Two paths diverge, the rationaland civil versus the erratic andsavage
The savage side led by Jack, offers all the boys’wildest dreams, complete freedom, norules; the chance to live out their f...
Life with Ralph follows a strict course; Reality of theirsituation is never far from their mind.
As time goeson… the graspof the familiarfades. Theappeal ofsavageryentices theminds of theboys…
“The chant rose a tone inagony. ‘Kill the beast! Cuthis throat! Spill hisblood!”(152).
The savage chant is atestimony to basic humannature. The length of timethat they’ve been away fromcivility has allowed for...
The Lord ofthe Fliestestamentreignssupreme,when giventhe chance,man allowshis savageside to takeover.
Citations•   Beachcomber BW. 2012. Photograph. Brooklyn Prints, New York City.•   James Aubrey. 1963. Photograph. Lord of ...
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  1. 1. PRIMAL BEHAVIORBy: Devyn Holliday
  2. 2. The declaration by the “Lord of the Flies” that he lives withinall human beings is a testament to the savagery that lieswithin everyone.
  3. 3. When the boys firstland, they try theirbest to keep orderin their lives.
  4. 4. “We’ve got to have rulesand obey them. After allwe’re not savages”(42).
  5. 5. Man isashamedof his savageside.
  6. 6. As time goes on conflict arises on how to keep on living…
  7. 7. Two paths diverge, the rationaland civil versus the erratic andsavage
  8. 8. The savage side led by Jack, offers all the boys’wildest dreams, complete freedom, norules; the chance to live out their far-fetchedfantasies of being wild, “He smeared on theclay… ‘For hunting. Like in the war. You know-dazzle paint” (63).
  9. 9. Life with Ralph follows a strict course; Reality of theirsituation is never far from their mind.
  10. 10. As time goeson… the graspof the familiarfades. Theappeal ofsavageryentices theminds of theboys…
  11. 11. “The chant rose a tone inagony. ‘Kill the beast! Cuthis throat! Spill hisblood!”(152).
  12. 12. The savage chant is atestimony to basic humannature. The length of timethat they’ve been away fromcivility has allowed for basichuman nature to take over…
  13. 13. The Lord ofthe Fliestestamentreignssupreme,when giventhe chance,man allowshis savageside to takeover.
  14. 14. Citations• Beachcomber BW. 2012. Photograph. Brooklyn Prints, New York City.• James Aubrey. 1963. Photograph. Lord of the Flies, Boston.• Roger. 1963. Photograph. Lord of the Flies, Boston.• The Pigs Head. 1963. Photograph. Lord of the Flies, Boston.• The Hunt. 1963. Photograph. Lord of the Flies, Boston.• Jack Merridew. 1963. Photograph. Lord of the Flies, Boston.• Fork in the Road. 2008. Photograph. My Trip, Sedona.• Musee DOrsay Clocks. 2005. Photograph. Musee DOrsay, Paris.• Fighting Wolves in Winter. 2007. Photograph. Germany.

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