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Which characters in "Lord of the Flies" show that killing is...

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mitchell2 | Student, Grade 10 | eNotes Newbie

Posted November 11, 2008 at 9:10 AM via web

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Which characters in "Lord of the Flies" show that killing is essential?

(chapter 5, page 89)

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lauradrum | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Adjunct Educator

Posted November 11, 2008 at 9:57 AM (Answer #1)

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There are a few characters that show that killing is essential. Clearly, Jack is the primary character concerned with killing, although in chapter 8 (I believe) the readers notice that Ralph also becomes exhilarated by being involved in the hunt. For the first time he questions what is more important: the hunt or the signal fire?

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