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At the start of chapter twelve Jack lit a fire in an attempt to smoke Ralph out of his hiding place in the thicket close to castle rock. The fire simply got out of control, Jack did not intend to set fire to the entire island, including all the fruit trees and the pigs.

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Q: Why does Jack burn down the forest in Lord of the Flies?
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