lord of the flies ROGER quotes

“round the squatting child was the protection of parents and school and policemen and the law. rogers arm was conditioned by […] civilisation.” Roger is still being influenced by civilisation, and not yet turned into a savage completely.Roger represents the sadist, the individual who enjoys hurting others. His evil motives are different from Jack’s, who pursues leadership and stature and enjoys the thrill of the hunt. it shows Roger is still constrained by the rules and laws of society.
” Ralph was a shock of hair and piggy a bag of fat” metaphors !shows how he doesn’t represent the other boys as individuals on the island but as opportunities to kill and hurt.He has dehumanized them and in doing so, shows no remorse to killing Piggy. It’s almost as if, he does not think of them as people anymore, but objects.
“Roger, with a sense of delirious abandonment, leaned all his weight on the leaver” demonstrates his violent nature and how he has become out of control and his wild emotions. Roger is the one who ends the symbol of civilised order.
rogers name Roger name means famous spear and is a clue that he will be an innately violent character
himmler hitler had as secret police who were responsible for enforcing his laws through violence and intimidation. they were led by a man named himmler who created the nazi death camps.similarly, Roger becomes jacks henchman responsible for ensuring no one questions jack.

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