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At the beginning from chapter 3 “Jack was bent double” to “got any water” write an essay. Laura De Lathauwer 03-10-2017 M4 “When his party was about ten yards from the platform he shouted an order and they halted, sweating,swaying in the fierce light. The boy himself came forward,vaulted on to him was almost complete darkness.” The boy is Jack, Jack Merridew who was the leader of a boys choir, who were all wearing black cloaks, showing luxury. He would make rules for the choir boys to follow. This quote shows Jacks power at the beginning of the book in chapter one where he still thinks he is very high-class, when he still had power over the decisions the boys had to agree with. “Why should I be Jack? I’m Merridew.” This is another example of how jack is high-classed he would rather be called by his surname than his first name, as though he were an adult or someone in charge. This is what Jack was like in chapter one, I will be comparing the difference on how the amount of time has changed this London schoolboy into something more animal like. …show more content…

We can all imagine Jack with his hair, the way it had become longer as he had no way to cut it or for it to be cutted and how we can all visualise how the sun beat down bleaching his hair (as it being bleached by the sun, making it a much lighter colour). Jack also having a bare back with a mass of freckles on it and a peeling sunburn, would suggest to us (the readers) that Jack has been on the island for a long time, long enough to get sunburnt and for his skin to now be peeling

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