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We've got to have rules and obey them. After all, we're not savages. We're English, and the English are best at everything.
Lord of the Flies
Jack shows respect foChapter 3: Huts on the Beach.or democracy and the conch, Chapter 2: Fire on the Mountain.

He [Jack] tried to convey the compulsion to track down and kill that was swallowing him up.

He began to dance and his laughter became a bloodthirsty snarling.
Lord of the Flies
Jack gives way to his primal impulses when the boys go on a pig hunt, Chapter 4: Painted Faces and Long Hair.

Piggy, for all his ludicrous body, had brains. Ralph was a specialist in thought now, and could recognize thought in another.
Lord of the Flies
Ralph who calls an emergency assembly respects Piggy as an equal and adopts his way of thinking, Chapter 5: Beast from Water.

Fear can't hurt you any more than a dream. There aren't any beasts to be afraid of on this island....Serve you right if something did get you, you useless lot of cry-babies!

Lord of the Flies
Jack says coldly to the littluns, Chapter 5: Beast from Water.

Kill the pig! Cut his throat! Kill the pig! Bash him in!
Lord of the Flies
The boys relive the thrill of hunting by encircling Robert as if he were the pig, grabbing at him and chanting, Chapter 7: Sha
Use a littlun.

Lord of the Flies

Jack on getting a child to pretend to be a pig for the hunt game, Chapter 7: Shadows and Tall Trees.dows and Tall Trees.Chap 12 

"I'm, I'm--" 
But there was no more to come. Percival Wemys Madison sought in his head for an incantation that faded clean away.TQuotation #1: Boy with mulberry birthmark

Thesis
Disscution Question #1
The littluns:Loss of innocence
In the novel Lord of the Flies one of the main themes is the loss of innocence. Throughout the novel the littluns are a great representaion of this exact theme. There are five littluns in the novel that represent differnt stages of innocence.

"Perhaps he went back to the, the-' Beneath them, on the unfriendly side of the mountain, the drum-roll continued." (Golding 47)

Quotaion #2: Henry
"Roger stooped,picked up a stone,aimed,and threw it at Henry- threw it to miss." (Golding 64)
"At last he saw one and laughed, looking for the friend who was teasing him. But Roger had whipped behind the palm bole again, was leaning against it breathing quickly, his eyelids fluttering. Then Henry lost interest in stones and wandered off." (Golding 65)
Cont. Quotation #2
In these two passages Henry is at first alone on the beach, fasinated by the things along the shore, when Roger comes along and starts to throw stones at him from afar but throws to miss. His intentios were different then his actions. Roger really wanted to throw the stones directly at him but he knew not to so he decided against it.

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