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Why Do You Think The Biguns Wait Until The Other Boys Are Occupied To Leave Instead Of Supporting Jack S Challenge During The Meeting?

Why do you think the biguns wait until the other boys are occupied to leave instead of supporting Jack‟s challenge during the meeting? The bigger boys don’t want to show that they support Jack in front of the others if they left when they were occupied, then they’d be able to be on Jack’s side without any conflict.

What do Jack and the Biguns first decide to do about the beast and what does this say about human nature think back to question 2?

What do Jack and the biguns decide to do about the beast? What does this say about human nature? They decide to hunt the beast. Their decision to hunt and kill the beast also demonstrates their primitive instincts.

What do Jack and the others leave for the beast?

Shortly after he declares this at his meeting, he and his hunters kill a pig. They sharpen a stick at both ends: one end to stick into the ground and the other to stick into the head of the killed pig. This is the gift he leaves for the beast. It is this pig’s head that Simon “hears” in his trance.

Why do you think some of the boys sneak away to join Jack?

Why do the boys refuse to vote for Jack as chief but then sneak away to join his tribe later? They didn’t want to hurt Ralph’s feelings and were not ready to let go of the rules yet. Once night came and they were scared of the beast, they joined Jack since he could provide food and protection from the beast.

Why did Jack’s boys leave the pig’s head on a stick in the forest?

Why do the boys leave the pig’s head on a stick in the forest? The pig’s head is a gift for the beast to eat so it will not hurt the boys. Explain the importance of the ‘Lord of the Flies’. The pig’s head is attracting flies and is eventually devoured by all of the flies and becomes a symbol of a God to the flies.

What does Jack suggest as a way to keep the beast happy?

What is it? Jack suggests that in order to keep the beast happy, they should stay off the mountain and give the beast an offering of the sow’s head mounted on a stick and her guts.

What is symbolically important about the fact that Jack irrationally hates Piggy?

The characters represent themselves and something beyond themselves–they are allegories. Piggy, the one with the glasses and who expects everyone to follow the rules and to think before they act and to be civil, represents logic and reason. This is why Jack hates him.

Why does Jack say I’m not going to play any longer not with you?

I’m not going to play any longer. Not with you… I’m not going to be a part of Ralph’s lot.” Jack feels that survival is a game to be played and he is fed up with the rules that Ralph deals. He invites others to come join him and runs off into the forest.

Who says I not going to play any longer not with you?

Why does Jack say, “I’m not going to play any longer. Not with you.” in Chapter 8 of Lord of the Flies?

What will Jack do if someone interferes with him?

A B9,11 – What will Jack do if someone interferes with him? He will order the hunters to kill them.What happens to the conch and Piggy? They are both shattered by the huge boulder9,11 – What are Jack’s plans for Ralph? Jack will hunt for and kill Ralph

How does Jack find out where Ralph is hiding?

The twins give him food but refuse to join him. They tell him that Jack plans to send the entire tribe after him the next day. Ralph hides in a thicket and falls asleep. In the morning, he hears Jack talking and torturing one of the twins to find out where Ralph is hiding.

Who kills Piggy?

Roger, the character least able to understand the civilizing impulse, crushes the conch shell as he looses the boulder and kills Piggy, the character least able to understand the savage impulse.

How is Simon killed?

Shouting that he is the beast, the boys descend upon Simon and start to tear him apart with their bare hands and teeth. Simon tries desperately to explain what has happened and to remind them of who he is, but he trips and plunges over the rocks onto the beach. The boys fall on him violently and kill him.

Why is Simon’s dead body carried out?

In Chapter 9 of Lord of the Flies, Simon’s dead body being carried out to sea represents glorification because his material form is purified and transformed. In Christian theology, glorification implies the individual believer’s readiness to be received by God.

What does the dead parachutist symbolize?

The dead parachutist symbolizes the adult world and its inability to maintain peace. Piggy’s desire to learn civilized behavior from adults goes unfulfilled. The dead man also becomes the beast.

Does the pig’s head really speak?

There are a number of cues that the pig’s head is not really speaking in Chapter 8. Simon mentions having a “little headache,” letting us know he is not well. He realizes that the head “appeared to agree with him” about what’s going on—meaning, it really doesn’t.