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Jack was bent double. He was down like a sprinter, his nose only a few inches from the humid earth....He lowered his chin and stared at the traces...Then, dog-like, uncomfortably on all fours yet unheeding his discomfort, he stole forward...except for a pair of tattered shorts...he was naked. he closed his eyes, raised his head, and breathed in gently with flared nostrils ...Jack [responds to a cry] with a hiss of indrawn breath, and ...became...a furtive thing, ape-like...He passed like a shadow...and crouched....
Golding uses animal imagery and words suggestive of animals to denote Jack's descent into savagery in Chapter 3.
Jack's actions are described as being very animal-like at the beginning of Chaper 3. Jack is hunting for a pig. He is using a long sharpened stick but he is not walking upright. He moves along on all fours, like an animal. He then he smells the air like a dog to see if he can detect any fresh droppings from the pigs. Then he stops and listens like a cat or wolf and hears a pig moving among the vines. He hurls his stick but misses the pig and he is angry he has missed “the promise of meat”.
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