How do the hunters behave in response to the success of the hunt, and what is the significance of this behavior?
How does Ralph “assert his chieftainship” after the argument with the hunters? Why do you think this gesture is so effective?
What do you think will result from the open conflict between Jack and Ralph and from Jack‟s success at getting meat? What is the significance of the boys‟ reaction to being able to eat meat, and how does this compare to their reaction about having missed a chance to be rescued?
Discuss the thematic significance of the title of the chapter.