Lord of the Flies

how does the "lord of the flies" offering symbolize jacks authority over his tribe?

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The pig's head on the stick validates Jack's function on the island. As long as the kids believe in a Beast, Jack is able to offer himself as protector of all things scary. Jack puts on the facade as being tough and violent. He organizes his hunters like a quasi-militia. The "Lord of the Flies" is a tangible symbol of the boys' fear and validates Jack as their necessary to their survival.