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In Chapter 4 of "Lord of the Flies," the buzz from the hunters was one of...

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massey17 | Student, Grade 11 | eNotes Newbie

Posted April 8, 2008 at 3:58 AM via web

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In Chapter 4 of "Lord of the Flies," the buzz from the hunters was one of admiraton at this handsome behavior. What has Jack done?

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kirstens | High School Teacher | (Level 2) Adjunct Educator

Posted April 8, 2008 at 8:37 AM (Answer #1)

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Jack apologizes to Ralph and Piggy etc. for letting the fire go out; the hunters "buzzed" their approval.  Interestingly, the "buzz" that is referred to is strangely reminiscent of a fly - which happens to be linked to evil in this novel. 

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