Lord of the Flies

Both literally and symbolically why did Ralph and Piggy decide to attend Jack's feast?

Chapter 9 "A View to a Death" in the "Lord of The Flies" novel by William Golding.

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Literally Piggy and Ralph are both really hungry. They know there will be meat there. Symbolically, eating the meat at Jack's feast weakens Ralph even more. Any shred of dignity or influence he has is taken away by the symbolism of eating the meat.