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In Chapter Five of Lord of the Flies Piggy explains to Ralph that Jack could be very dangerous if not to Ralph then to whom?♥

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By the end of the failed, twilight meeting Ralph is ready to quit as leader. Jack has shown complete contempt for Ralph's leadership and Ralph is in despair. However, Piggy and Simon urge Ralph to continue. For Piggy's part it seem to be about self-preservation,

"If you give up," said Piggy in an appalled whisper, "what'ud happen to me?" (p.116)

Piggy goes on to explain his belief that Jack simply hates him and wants to hurt him. He is at a loss to explain exactly why, but he tells Ralph that the hatred extends...

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