Peter Pan And Lord Of The Flies Comparison Essay

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In J.M Barrie’s Peter Pan, Peter and hook fight for power over Neverland; in William Golding’s Lord of the Flies, Jack and Ralph fight power over the stranded group of kids; in George Orwell’s Animal Farm Napoleon and Snowball fight for leadership of the farm. Whether it being a farm or an island all the stories revolve around a protagonist and antagonist are fighting for power over a certain something. In the novel Peter Pan, Captain hook, the antagonist, and Peter, the protagonist, fight for control over neverland. Captain hook doesn’t want Peter to be the leader of Neverland because he would not be allowed to live there and he doesn’t like Peter’s way of thinking. On the other hand, Peter doesn’t want Captain hook to rule Neverland because he would be exiled or enslaved and Captain hook is has satanic ideas which do not fall in favor of the people living there. When Peter says, "I'm youth, I'm joy, I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg” he proves to the readers that he is not evil and that he has no intentions to harm anything or anyone. The quote shows how Peter will …show more content…

Ralph is the protagonist and Jack is the antagonist. Ralph is a leader who tries to use diplomatic strategies. On the other hand, Jack is a leader who uses force and violence to get what he wants. The fight for leadership starts out on the beach when the vote for chief is being decided. Ralph wins this vote, leaving Jack enraged and disappointed. This makes Jack leave the pack and create his own group of hunters who will be lead by him. Throughout the story Ralph and Jack have many encounters which make more of Ralph's supporters join Jack and the savages. Eventually all Ralph has is Piggy because Jack had gotten food and was a more powerful leader in general. During one of the last encounters with Jack, the savages kill Piggy and start to hunt for Ralph after he runs

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