Peaceful End of Life

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LOTF Poetry Project Poem excerpt | Insight | LOTF Excerpt | “The single clenched fist lifted and ready. Or the open asking hand out and waiting.Choose:For we meet by one or the other.” –“choose” by Carl Sandburg | In the same way that the poem “choose” is saying that the person must choose to be with or against but either way they will meet, So Jack on the island makes the boys choose between joining a tribe that is only concerned about being rescued and a fire or choose the tribe that is concerned about staying alive and hunting and protection. | “I’m going off by myself. He can catch his own pigs. Anyone who wants to hunt when I do can come too.” He blundered out of the triangle toward the drop to the white sand.” (127) |

Poem excerpt | Insight | LOTF Excerpt | “From the thunder, and the storm- And the cloud that took the form(When the rest of heaven was blue) Of a demon in my view-“ “alone” Edgar Allan Poe | In the same way the poem says that when the rest of the heaven was blue, there was a demon in their view, so its saying that when everything else is okay there is danger right in front of you. In LOTF it shows the confrontation of the beast and the boys, so its saying that when they are stuck on the island with the beast everybody else around the world is doesn’t even know it’s happening. | “In front of them, only three or four yards away, was a rock-like hump where no rock should be. Ralph could hear a tiny chattering noise coming from somewhere-perhaps from his own mouth-there was confusion in the darkness and the creature lifted its head, holding toward them of a ruined face.” (123) |

Poem Excerpt | Insight | LOTF Excerpt | “O kinsmen! We must meet the common foe! Though far outnumbered let us show us brave, And for their thousand blows deal one death blow!”-“ If We Must Die”- by Claude McKay | In the same way the…...

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