What is jacks reaction to the news of the beast?
Jack's reaction to the news of the beast in chapter 6 of Lord of the Flies is that of fright and he uses the situation to manipulate Ralph.
What is the assembly's reaction to the news brought to them what deos jack suggest in the lord of the flies?
Jack convinces the boys (and arguably himself) that it was the beast they killed, which was their first reaction upon seeing Simon due to mob mentality. Even though Ralph and Piggy admit to each other they knew it was Simon, Jack perpetuates the myth of the beast on his side of the island. This is arguably because in keeping fear of the unknown alive on the island, Jack is better able to lead in a…