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Essay | Lord of the Flies- Jack's Future

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Lord of the Flies- Jack's Future

Summary: Maslow's hierarchy of needs applies to Jack Merridew which shows his needs are unsatisfied. Therefore, at the start of chapter one we have already seen some of Jack's needs not met. The question is how these needs will affect his goals, future and family. In our view of him so far, we see him as eager to do something other than survival. Consequently, we might wonder what will become of this boy as the story continues.
Abraham Maslow stated a theory of hierarchy of needs, stating that he believed human beings are motivated by unsatisfied or incomplete needs. Maslow's hierarchy of needs applies to Jack Merridew which shows his needs are unsatisfied. Therefore, at the start of chapter one we have already seen some of Jack's needs not met. The question is how these needs will affect his goals, future and family. In our view of him so far, we see him as eager to do something other than survival. Consequently, we might wonder what will become of this boy as the story continues.

It was most suggestive that when the concept of having a vote for "Chief" was commented. Jack made it his critical goal to become chief, "I ought to be chief, because I'm chapter chorister and head boy", (Pg. 22) these confirm that Jack wants power over all...

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