Piggy Lord Of The Flies Chapter Summary

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When the boys are first on the island, they elect Ralph as leader even though Jack repeatedly states he should be in charge. “I ought to be chief,” said Jack with simple arrogance, “because I’m chapter chorister and head boy. I can sing a C sharp.” (page 22) Jack is self absorbed from the beginning and becomes upset when Ralph is elected leader. 1: Because the boys are unsure of how to behave without adult supervision, they attempt to recreate social order by electing a leader to make decisions. From the start, the boys’ child-like instincts pose a threat to their society. They cruelly taunt Piggy; and as example, gave him this name. Name calling is something child-like; and it should not be the first action when trying to establish order on

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