I Ought To Be Chief Quote Analysis

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The whole purpose of war is for power. When people cannot have their way they get mad and feel the need to fight. the thirst for power cannot be stopped which causes repetition. War isn't just a fight but more of a thirst that is unquenchable until one is of full power. “I ought to be chief” said by jack in the book.This shows how bad people want power in war and how created by arrogance in one's heart. "And you shut up! Who are you, anyway? Sitting there telling people what to do. You can't hunt, you can't sing—"
"I'm chief. I was chosen." This is jack basically representing an autocratic form of government by taking power instead of earning it simply because his thirst for it is more unquenchable than the other wanting to gain power.

Once someone tries to win a war attempt to take over everything. “all this i meant to say. now said it. you voted for chief. now you do what i say” said by ralph. This quotation shows that once someone …show more content…

Ralph says “So remember. The rocks for a lavatory. Keep the fire going and smoke showing as a signal.” This quote is showing how much of a leader ralph can be in this battle with jack and simon. In every war there’s is always a leader that is helping control what they think is the better side. If you can control the side that you think is better, then you may be able to get them to work harder than the opposing side."I'm chief," said Ralph, "because you chose me. And we were going to keep the fire going. Now you run after food--” this quote shows the amount of leadership ralph has as far as him controlling his pack goes.When your war opponent sees the amount of leadership that their rival has then they will start to try to build more leadership which ultimately causes both sides to overload on their leadership qualities and create a more controlling dictatorship style of power which will make them hate each other more and create more

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