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Maurice followed, laughing, and added to the destruction.
Roger inspires cruelty in others. He has the simple cruelty and enjoyment of hurting others.
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He was not noticeably darker than when he had dropped in...unsociable remoteness into something forbidding.
Evilness, foreshadowing his later violence.
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They fell about him with a series of hard thumps and he was not touched...
Roger is free from consequence.
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Roger's arm was conditioned by a civilisation that knew nothing of him and was in ruins.
Threw stones which were aimed to miss.
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Roger admired.
He is admiring the possibility of destruction. (The rock that he would later use to kill Piggy).
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He's a proper chief, isn't he?
Roger likes that Jack rules through fear. He is on the winning side.
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Roger received this news as an illumination...assimilating the possibilities of irresponsible authority.
Roger sees opportunity. He sees this way of ruling as an excitable opportunity. (When he learns that Wilfred has been tied up and i going to be beaten). Roger realises that power creates opportunities for terror.
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Some source of power began to pulse in Roger's body.
He enjoys tormenting them and sees the power in it.
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High overhead, Roger, with a sense of delirious abandonment, leaned all his weight on the lever.
Completely intentional. Roger can have power without responsibility, he kills Piggy when he doesn't need to. The horror is the complete lack of control. The stone was no longer aimed to miss.
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I just came down--
Roger has come down to admire his handiwork. To kill Ralph.
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The hangman's horror clung to him.
Roger is the one who killed Piggy. There is an actual perpertrator, an individual. Even Jack doesn't speak to him.
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Roger edged past the Chief, only just avoiding pushing him with his shoulder.
Roger does the fighting and dirty work for Jack. He is the only character who poses a threat to Jack.
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Roger advanced upon them as one wielding a nameless authority.
Roger is the most terrifying.
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Roger sharpened a stick at both ends.
Like with the Lord of the Flies, Roger will put Ralph's head on a stick. He is a prize and trophy from death, which emphasises savagery.
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He was not noticeably darker than when he had dropped in...unsociable remoteness into something forbidding.

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Evilness, foreshadowing his later violence.

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They fell about him with a series of hard thumps and he was not touched...

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Card 4

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Roger's arm was conditioned by a civilisation that knew nothing of him and was in ruins.

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Roger admired.

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