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Security In Lord Of The Flies

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hich overall compromises security of the group. Jack isn't concerned about the consequences of his actions, he only pays his attention to what the instant occasion is offering. Jack doesn't seem to care about how he is treating and speaking to others, he isn't concerned about how his actions may be taken by adults later because he doesn't think towards a rescue happening anytime soon. His acts of rudeness are clearly seen in chapter one when the choir arrives in dark black cloaks in the heat of the island, Jack sternly speaks ‘“Choir stand still.” Wearily obedient, the choir huddled into a line and stood there swaying in the sun. None the less, some began to protest faintly.” As a result of Jacks small thought of mind he compromises the security of the group through having the signal fire burn out. As seen in chapter four of the novel after Ralph argues about the passing ship, ‘“We need meat.’ Jack stood up as he said this, the bloodied knife in his hand. There was the brilliant world of hunting,…show more content…
As in the novel, Jack seems to be acting in every way to avoid a rescue, he has let the fire go out, he doesn't think positively towards Ralphs theories of rescue, and he doesn't encourage overall civilization. Thus creating fear of no rescue through the distraction of other opportunities, Jack has forgotten the real task at hand, “Jack had to think for a moment before he could remember what rescue was.” Along with denying and not reassuring any plans of rescue, Jack is trying to convince his tribe that “…fear can't hurt you any more than a dream. There aren't any beasts to be afraid of on this island . . . Serve you right if something did get you, you useless lot of cry-babies!" Although his statement is wrong, fear can hurt you, and there is clearly a beast or other disturbance on the
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