Question: Who Says The Thing Is Fear Can’T Hurt You?

Who says I know there isn’t no fear either?

“I know there isn’t no beast—not with claws and all that, I mean—but I know there isn’t no fear, either.” Piggy paused..

What I mean is maybe it only us page?

maybe it’s only us” Simon speaks these words in Chapter 5, during the meeting in which the boys consider the question of the beast. One littlun has proposed the terrifying idea that the beast may hide in the ocean during the day and emerge only at night, and the boys argue about whether the beast might actually exist.

WHO says fear can’t hurt you anymore than a dream?

Jack says “’The thing is-fear can’t hurt you any more than a dream. There aren’t any beasts to be afraid of on this island. ‘” (Golding 90).

Who said life is scientific that’s what it is I know there isn’t no beast?

Jack insists, “there is no beast in the forest” (p. 104), whilst Piggy attacks the question scientifically, “Life….is scientific, that’s what it is……. I know there isn’t no beast -not with claws and all that…” (p. 105).

What does the thing is fear can’t hurt you any more than a dream mean?

“The thing is – fear can’t hurt you any more than a dream.” Ralph speaks this line in response to Jack who spreads fear on the island. He intends to make his case of hunting strong so that others could give him more importance. He knows that only fear can win him the leadership which is in Ralph’s hands.

What’s the dirtiest thing there is Lord of the Flies?

The “dirtiest thing there is” is the impulse in every human to hurt others, to destroy nonliving and living things, and to act for self-gratification without regard for consequences. These impulses are already evident within the boys.

Who Killed Simon?

In the darkness, Simon crawls into the group and tries to tell them what he has seen but it is too late. The boys have lost all control and thinking he is the Beast, they kill Simon – even Ralph and Piggy are involved. That night, Simon’s body is carried out to sea.

What was Piggy’s real name?

PeterkinPiggy’s real name is Peterkin (or at least just Peter). Lord of the Flies is clearly based on The Coral Island in which the three main characters are Ralph, Jack and Peterkin. Lord of the Flies has no character named Peterkin but it does have Piggy whose real name is never revealed.

Why does Ralph say there is no beast?

Ralph mentions that he does not believe in the beast and thinks that fear distracts the group from focusing on important aspects of survival, like maintaining the signal fire. … He mentions that “life is scientific” and concludes that the only thing the boys should possibly fear is each other.

Who says maybe there is a beast?

Maybe there is a beast… Maybe it’s only us. To the dismay of Ralph and Piggy, Simon admits in Chapter 5 that he does believe in the beast, but suggests that the beast is actually the inherent evil inside each one of them.

What is Simon trying to say when he asks what’s the dirtiest thing there is?

Simon can only describe humanity’s inherent wickedness by asking, “What’s the dirtiest thing there is?” (Golding, 68). Simon, who is depicted as a Christ figure throughout the novel, is the only boy to realize that the beast is the inherent wickedness in each child.

Does Jack believe in the beast?

Similar to Ralph, Jack does not initially believe that a beast exists. However, when Jack mistakes the dead paratrooper for the beast, he becomes frightened. Jack sees that the boys are terrified of the beast and uses their fear to his advantage.

How can we see that fear is starting to creep?

How can we see that fear is starting to creep in amongst the boys? What are they afraid of ? We can see that the boys are starting t fear because they say themselves that they are afraid and how the others now are starting to not see the island as a good, fun place they first thought of.

Is scientific That’s what it is I know there isn’t no beast?

“Life …is scientific, that’s what it is … I know there isn’t no beast – not with class and all that, I mean – but i know there isn’t no fear … unless – … unless we get frightened of people.”

Why does Jack leave the head of the sow for the beast?

Hover for more information. Jack’s group honor the beast because they are afraid of it. They believe that if they leave gifts, such as the pig’s head, for the beast, that the beast will leave them alone. Jack fears the beast, but he is also using it to gain power.

Why are blue shadows creeping around Piggy’s lips 102 why that color?

Piggy has asthma which can cause him trouble to breathe. The blue shadows on his lips means that his blood is low on oxygen and that he may have an asthma attack. After Jack and Ralph were arguing over the conch Piggy started to have blue shadows creep around his lips. … Due to a lack of oxygen, his face could turn blue.

Who kills Piggy?

RogerRalph and Jack engage in a fight which neither wins before Piggy tries once more to address the tribe. Any sense of order or safety is permanently eroded when Roger, now sadistic, deliberately drops a boulder from his vantage point above, killing Piggy and shattering the conch.

Which is better to have rules and agree?

“Which is better—to have rules and agree, or to hunt and kill?” This is exactly the kind of thing you say right before you die at the hands of a bunch of boys with pointy sticks who firmly believe it is better to hunt and kill than to have rules and agree.