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Why do the children seem less eager to build the fire as time passes?
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Along those lines, Ralph's insistance that they keep the fire going has made the whole process a chore; it's boring. One of the benefits for these kids on the island is the lack of adults and adult rules; anytime Ralph tries to impose an adult-like rule on them, they naturally resist.
Posted by mrerick on August 27, 2007 at 11:00 AM (Answer #2)
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