Comparison Of Macbeth And Jack (of Lord Of The Flies)


Comparison of Macbeth and Jack (of Lord of the Flies)
Macbeth is one of the protagonist in a Shakespeare play "Macbeth".
Jack is also a protagonist in the novel "Lord of the Flies". The following
essay will outline the differences and similarities of these two characters.

There are five similarities between Jack and Macbeth. Firstly, they
were both leader of some kind. Jack was a leader of a choir group while
Macbeth was a co-leader of Duncan's army. Secondly, they were brave. Jack
was brave, he went up to the top of the hill by himself and searched for
the beast. Macbeth was brave too, he won the battle in the beginning of
the story. Thirdly, they were both ambitious. Jack was ...

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family, he didn't
hesitated and killed them without regret. Lastly, they were both
superstitious. Jack was superstitious, he worshipped the Lord of the Flies
and held a ritual dance around the camp fire after sacrificing the pig. For
Macbeth, he believed in the fortune telling of the three witches. (Quote:
All hail Macbeth, hail to thee, Thane of Glamis. All hail Macbeth, hail to
thee, Thane of Cawdor. All hail Macbeth, that should become king here
after.)

There are five differences between Jack and Macbeth. Firstly, their
ages were different. Jack was a teenager while Macbeth was an adult with a
wife. Secondly, they have different endings. Macbeth was killed in the
end of the story while Jack was rescued. Thirdly, Jack kills to
consolidate his power while Macbeth kills to success his goal. Jack's goal
was achieved in the middle of the story, he had to maintain his power over
others. For Macbeth, he had to kill other people in order to have a chance
to become ...

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