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Which of the passages below shows the first hint that the conch is losing power and respect?

A

"Piggy was surrounded before he could back away.
'Here - let me go!' His voice rose to a shriek of terror as Jack snatched the glasses off his face. 'Mind out! Give 'em back! I can hardly see! You'll break the conch!'"

B

"'And another thing. We ought to have more rules. Where the conch is, that's a meeting. The same up here as down there.'
They assented. Piggy opened his mouth to speak, caught Jack's eye and shut it again. Jack held out his hands for the conch and stood up, holding the delicate thing carefully in his sooty hands."

C

"'You're always scared. Yah - Fatty!'
'I got the conch,' said Piggy bleakly. He turned to Ralph. 'I got the conch, ain't I Ralph?'
Unwillingly Ralph turned away from the splendid, awful sight.
'What's that?'
'The conch. I got a right to speak.'"

D

"'I got the conch,' said Piggy indignantly. 'You let me speak!'
'The conch doesn't count on top of the mountain,' said Jack, 'so you shut up.'
'I got the conch in my hand.'
'Put on green branches,' said Maurice. 'That's the best way to make smoke.'
'I got the conch-'
Jack turned fiercely.
'You shut up!'"

E

"Jack stood up, scowling in the gloom, and held out his hands.
'I haven't finished yet.'
'But you've talked and talked!'
'I've got the conch.'
Jack sat down, grumbling."

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