What are the issues are present in chapter 8 of Lord of the Flies? just issues like the issue oh how jack was questioning ralph's authority

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At this point, Jack has been successful in finally and completely dividing the boys into two tribes, his and Ralph's.  The boys are now forced to decide which side they will be on as Jack openly and repeatedly questions the authority of the one holding the conch and of Ralph, suggesting that he is no longer in charge.

Another important aspect of the chapter is the new understanding that Ralph is in fact sociopathic and looking to hurt and perhaps even kill to get what he wants.

Along with that, Simon has begun to truly understand the nature of the beast as something that resides within the boys rather than being the parachutist or something that came from without.

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