Michael James Lord Of The Flies Passage Analysis

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As Michael James explains“They beat the shit out of you..They’re yelling ‘Stop resisting!’ Stop resisting!’ when you’re not even moving.”...I couldn't stand it no more...I’ve knocked myself out by running full force into the wall” (Tapley 216). He expresses hhow he wasnet doing anything and yet the guard would slam his head to wall,punh, poke and all while he was handcuffed. He mentions how he understand punihment is suppose to be placed when an inmate is out of line but, he makes it clear that he doesnt have to do anything to get beaten by the guards. Michael story is the same as many other inmates. James had harsh childhood and now his prison days increase the chances for him to get mentally ill when he entered solitary confinement for
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