Analyzing Maslow's Beliefs

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Maslow or Freud- I think when Jack didn’t keep the fire going he was showing one of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs which is esteem. I think he was showing this because he wanted to prove that he can kill the pig so that he can have respect in the other kids eyes and if he has respect, he also has power. Maslow says that esteem needs are to gain power and respect which is what I personally think Jack was trying to do. It is also proven when it took him some time to sorry even though he knew he was wrong because he didn’t want his self-esteem to go down. Quotation- "He began to dance and his laughter became a bloodthirsty snarling" (Golding 85), and just to make it clear he as in Jack. I think this quote proves that something is happening to Jack
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