Leaders, what is the importance of a leader in our world? In every society, there is a natural leader, people who are best fit for becoming the leader, bringing significant changes. There are different types of people who can be a leader; an intellectual person, a tyrant person, a democratic person, and much more. Among this diversity, only one is appointed as an effective, suitable leader. A similar situation can be seen in William Golding’s novel, Lord of the Flies, in which 20 isolated British boys, varying in ages, struggle to survive in a deserted island independently without any adults.
Could fear turn an assembly of stranded boys into savages? Is it just human nature? The Lord of the Flies gives the ideal perspective of this general question. “The Lord of Flies” is about a group of boys descended on an island. They try to create a civilization to survive all alone.
Leadership takes notice, responsibility, self-development, and experience. Thoughts pop up when one thinks of a leader, perhaps a captain of a team, the president, maybe even the bigger brother. These people are mostly responsible and developed, they take notice into what is happening in any situation but the experience is where a leader and a follower have things in common in most situations. Lord of the Flies is a book where children are trapped on a deserted island and have to create their own small world. Jack is one of the chosen leaders in the book, he came with most of the children from the plane crash.
Logos formed only after the authority was established. Pathos was deeply engrained in everyone, wishing for help to come all along. An adult in uniform questioning others will usually end up being the cause for reevaluation of one’s motives, behaviors, and what they stand for. The very same predicament of morals versus survival which the boys struggle with is reflected at the ending. This struggle was not seen by Wendy L. Sunderman, but she recognized the ability from her own students that any group of people can reenact the same experiences Golding imagined.
Ralph made the suggestion of needing a leader for the time being, and what exactly they needed to be able to survive. As Ralph showed characteristics of a great leader, although he lacks the ability to actually lead the group of rambunctious boys. Ralph does not constantly demand for the other boys respect and to see if orders were followed through, instead he whines and complains to the boys that they are not doing all what they are told, and are not doing them right. “all at once, Robert was screaming and struggling with the strength of frenzy. Jack had him by the hair and was brandishing his knife.
Today I woke up pretty early for a summer day, around 7am. I walked downstairs and asked my dad if we could go fishing today. He said yes and suggested that we get ready to leave. I got my fishing pole, fishing net, and my extra fishing pole string. While I was getting my stuff my dad called his friend Jimmy and asked if he wanted to come as well.
Being on the island everyone is contsantly faced with the fear of the unknown the younger boys need someone to protect them from the fears on the island. Although nothing manages to scare the boys as much as the beastie does. When a little boy with a mullberry birthmark informs everyone that he has seen a beastie. The older boys emitiatly belive its his imagination but even later in the novel the boys start to question the exsitance of the beast. After the killing of simion, jack is belives ut was simon disguised as the beast, and that the beast is not dead.
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.
At this meeting they are going to pick a leader. Jack and Ralph want to be leader, so the boys vote. The most votes go to Ralph, so Ralph is there leader. But Ralph gives Jack some responsibility, Jack can hunt and keep the fire
The boys true colors in a way come out slowly but surely, yes the environment is not helpful but William Golding is try to show you men are capable of horrific things. In the Lord of the Flies William Golding throughout the book is trying to show you that society should recognize man is evil. Body Paragraph #1: These boys are full of fear they 're human it 's expected but not all the fear is about being scared of the island. In the middle of the book Simon starts making the other boys think about who the real beast it and what they have become he says “Maybe there is a beast... maybe it 's only us.”
Dragonwings, by Laurence Yep is an amazing book about a family overcoming obstacles, and fulfilling dreams. Moon Shadow is the son of Windrider. They were separated when he was born, but when the family’s cousin comes for a visit, Moon Shadow’s whole life will change. Although it is very dangerous, Moon Shadow wants to move to the demon land where his father works so they can be together. When he arrives to the demon land, he moves into his Uncle’s laundry mat so they can live and work together.
John Locke’s Views On LOTF Everything John Locke tried to solve in his government, fail with these boys on an island. Wealth, English, and private school boys would make bad government decisions based off their life. John Locke would not have been surprised by life on the island because, these boys had different views, they also felt their rights being restricted by Ralph, and there was a divide in power in the very beginning. The first problem that occurred on island was trying to find a system that made everyone could work for a common goal.
If all of those boys hadn’t come, who would Ralph lead? The rest of the boys were the followers and they are crucial to Ralph’s role as a leader. For instance, when all of the boys, Ralph’s followers, left Ralph to join Jack’s side, Ralph greatly needed followers. With all of his previous followers turned against him, Ralph lost all of the power he once had. After seeing Ralph without any followers, you can see just how crucial they are too his leadership role.
The setting is a fundamental comparison for both of these stories. For example, in the “Lord of the Flies" Ralph quotes: “ This is an island, perhaps there aren 't any grown ups anymore." Ralph is alone in an island away from society, without no help or advice of an adult because of war with other boys, so the temptation of fighting over total power is
Have you ever noticed the tension between Tom and Jerry that was unspoken on but acted on ? Lord of the Flies , written by William Golding was written during The Cold War when revival bobbing started children where moved to rural areas to protect future generations of citizens . Ralph was a character from Lord of the Flies , he was approximately 12 years old and was the chief of the group . Britain tried to avoid a war with Germany ; Hitler broke the treaty agreement and war was set in motion around 3.5 million people were relocated . Ralph believes in order , uses his aggression to manipulate piggy , and controls things around him with common sense without the input of anyone else .