Jack persuaded the other boys to make a fire to scare away the beast. This shows Jack’s willingness to secure power. When people have the opportunity to hold the “conch,” they are able to transform into severe savages, disregarding civilization’s moral beliefs. In general, this can be noticed in politics, taking into account that conservative parties regularly want to preserve hierarchy, not wanting to change social status, by imposing tax breaks for corporations and the elite. Specifically, at the start of the book, Ralph wanted the choir to serve under his command, but Jack persuaded Ralph to lead his own group.
5.Jack is also a good leader but he is so power hungry it makes me feel like he’s a dictator and yes he also couldn’t be one either, but he makes me think he just wants to be more powerful than Ralph.6. Ralph is going for the most obvious goal which is, get off the island or get rescued either one will work in his eyes but he almost ends up kilt by jack in the uttermost end Ralph loses his group or followers to jack as well so Jack has become a savage killer but here’s my vision on the difference between these leaders... First off Ralph in Lord of Flies is a good leader because he seems more sane and more intelligent than Jack, Jack just wants to be the most powerful Man/person on the island and just really just wants to be number one and that his opinion, is
Ralph executes his orders with the objective of survival; he puts the boys on the island to work, making huts, scavenging the new territory, and hunting for food. However, not long after, the boys lose their enthusiasm to help, favouring a more "carefree" approach that values hunting and barbaric dances over civilized society. Now leadership falls to Jack, who gives the boys just that; freedom to explore a savage side of their character, punishing those who fail to abide by this
From the first chapter of William Golding 's 1954 novel Lord of the Flies, Jack stands out as a strong leader. While Ralph struggles to maintain his crumbling civilization, Jack manages to keep complete control over his tribe. Although as the novel progresses Jack gradually descends further into savagery, this savagery allows him to employ effective though immoral leadership techniques. Jack is the most effective leader because he has no morals to stop him from using the boys ' innate savagery to unite them under one primitive and violent mind. Jack sways the boys in his favor by exploiting their natural disinterest in rules and order and allowing them to give in to their impulses.
(Golding 67) By using this quote, Golding explains the major distinction of a rich environment in which the boys had come and lived in as compared to living on a deserted island. He also expresses how it affects and changes the actions of the character. In all the boys, Ralph is one of boys who changed the least by comparing his character in the beginning and in the end. In the beginning, Ralph is a boy, full of hope of being saved, who used the conch to call meetings to converse about the many roles the boys should take on. By the end of the novel, Ralph lost all hope and was ready to be killed just before the officer
A wise person once said, “If you have something worth fighting for, then fight for it.” . The main character Samuel, is in a situation where he has to fight to get back his loved ones. The Wood Runner a must-read tale that teaches a valuable life lesson that holds true even for toys teenager: Fighting for what you want can have a positive outcome. In the Wood Runner, the author uses conflict to teach that you must fight for what you want, and let nothing get in the way of it. For example, the author writes, “ The tomahawk was coming at his head and he tried to duck, but the white-hot pain exploded as the side of the tomahawk smashed into his forehead.
The boys immaturity of living in the fantasy results in frivolous behavior throughout the start of the book. In the beginning, Ralph tries to establish order by letting the boys vote on rules and on him being chief. As chief, Ralph constantly micromanages the group of boys in order to sustain his power. When things don’t exactly go his way he tries to belittle the boys by reminding them that “[He is] chief..” and of the fact that they voted for him(23). Also, when the littluns (younger boys) start the rumor of a possible terrifying creature, Ralph gets angered and tries to prove his dominance by asserting that “‘..there isn’t a beast!’”(37).
“Something very beautiful happens to people when their world has fallen apart: a humility, a nobility, a higher intelligence emerges at just the point when our knees hit the floor.” (Marianne Williamson). Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen, focuses on a boy named Cole who doesn’t care about anything and does whatever he wants. He ends up beating up a fellow student and goes to jail for it, but has a chance to get out by going to an island to “change” for the better. In fact he does end up changing for the better and overcomes some of his big challenges. Cole’s attitude, relationships, and environment develop into positive counterbalances that help him overcome adversity.
When It Comes To Leaders In The Lord Of The Flies-- Ralph Is Better In the novel Lord of the Flies by William Golding, a group of boys crash on an island. After the crash the boys find one another and Ralph (one of the boys) is declared leader via voting and the opponent, Jack, is not too fond of the outcome. Jack starts his own lot, and majority of the boys go because Jack is fun; he may be more exciting, but Ralph is a better leader. Ralph earned the role of chief before his character is fully shown, but he is in the rightful position. Ralph is a better leader because he thinks about each of the boys and does his best to get them of the island.
Because of this, readers learned to despise the king and his racist beliefs. Like the king, Tom also treated Jim as an object left to his disposal. Tom’s hunger for adventure only gets stronger as the story develops. In fact, Tom desired adventure so much that he was willing to risk Jim’s life so he could be a renowned adventurer. Huck spoke about rescuing Jim from the Phelps family so he could be free again, and Tom jumped at the idea of having an adventure.