Chapter 8 and 9 Lord of the Flies

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What does ralph say that angers jack?
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he calls the hunters boys armed with sticks
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How does Jack express his anger?
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he criticizes Ralphs way of law and tries to get rid of ralph as a leader with everyones support
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How does jack respond to his failure to get support from the group?
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he leaves to go off on his own this suggest that the boys might have a hard time without him getting food
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How does Piggy show \”intellectual daring\”? Why is this significant
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he thinks of the idea to move the fire; its significant because he’s the only one that would have the intellect to think of that
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why do the biguns wait until the other boys are occupied to leave instead of supporting jacks challenge at the meeting?
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The biguns wait because they don’t want to show betrayal to ralph; they are ashamed that they wanna follow Jack
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What unusual thing happens to ralph after jack leaves ?
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he begins giving up hope at being rescued he is telling himself that they will all come back
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What suggestion does Simon make and why?
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he suggests that they come face to face with the beast because he wants them to see that the beast is not a real alive animal
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What are the consequences of the boys decision not to follow him?
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they remain scared and still believe that the beast is real
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What do Jack and the biguns decide to do about the beast?
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jack suggest that they just forget about the beast and celebrate by killing a pig
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What foolish decision does jack make during the hunt?
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he leaves the pig right where they killed it flies are now swarming it
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What happens to simon after the hunters leave?
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he begins to hallucinate
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What does simon see and what does it say to him thats significant?
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he sees the pig head and thinks its talking to him its saying \”i am the lord of the flies\” (he faints after he sees and hears it)
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What does the pig head represent?
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that the evil is actually within them simon was right all along
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What is the purpose of Jack’s generosity with the meat he obtained and what does this show?
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he wants to persuade them shows that he can provide for them
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Why does jack command the boys to dance and chant and why is this a leadership tactic?
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to make them less scared and to distract them
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What physiological effect does the dancing and chanting have on them?
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brainwashing them to become savages they get in the zone to kill something
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What is the \”beast\” that the boys kill?
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simon
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How is Simons death ironic and Tragic?
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simon was the only good one and knew that the beast was not a real animal
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Why do you think Golding decided to have the figure fly over the boys and into the sea and why did the body get washed to the shore?
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lets the boys know that they didn’t really kill the beast finally off the island and to show that simon is one with nature

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