Mbti Lord Of The Flies Character Analysis

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In the novel Lord of The Flies by William Golding, each of the main characters differ greatly in their personality types. In class each student had to take the Myer-Briggs MBTI test. This test assigned us a four letter type corresponding to different part of our personalities. With the knowledge the class gained, we now have to figure out a personality for one of the boys from the book. While looking at and reviewing the novel, the main character Ralph, appears to be an ENFP personalty. From the very beginning of the novel all the way to the end Ralph seems to be a very extroverted (E) type of person. He rallies all the boys together and is the main person to talk about their situation and propose a solution. “Ralph raised a hand for silence. “All right. Who wants Jack for chief?” With dreary obedience the choir raised their hands. “Who wants me?” Every hand outside the choir except Piggy’s was raised immediately. Then Piggy, too, raised his hand grudgingly into the air. Ralph…show more content…
In the beginning when the boys are first starting to live on the island Ralph proposes a bunch of plans that would have created a successful society amongst them had they actually been put into motion, such as shelters, jobs, taking turns, a fire, and rules. He looked at the big picture of what they could do and thought out of the box to try and solve their problems, however he failed to turn his ideas and plans into reality. “The first thing we ought to have made was shelters down there by the beach. It wasn’t half cold down there in the night. But the first time Ralph says ’fire’ you goes howling and screaming up this here mountain. Like a pack of kids!” “(Golding 45) this excerpt shows how one of Ralph's seemingly good plans ultimately failed. Many times and intuitive person can have a creative mind and know a good way to do things, but then get ahead of themselves and forget how to make it actually
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