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Who is a better leader in Lord of the Flies?
Ralph is a much better leader than Jack. He cares more about the boys and it’s shown that he listens to them more than Jack, while Jack only controls them and punishes them if the boys don’t listen to him. Ralph cared about being rescued.
What makes Jack a good leader in Lord of the Flies?
The novel illustrated Jack as a character that had three characteristics of a strong leader. He showed his strong leadership by his power, attractiveness, and his experience. Even though Ralph was voted to become the leader of the island, Jack soon became the true leader of the island, by using his power.
Why was Ralph a bad leader?
While Ralph proves in many ways a thoughtful, charismatic, and effective leader, his leadership is flawed by his indecision and inability to think clearly in crucial moments. Ralph’s unwillingness to resort to fear tactics and violence to lead the boys also makes him ultimately ineffective as a leader.
Does Jack die LOTF?
The boy with the mulberry birthmark dies at the beginning of the novel when the original fire gets out of control. It is assumed that he was burned in the fire.
Do we ever find out Piggy’s real name?
Piggy’s real name is never revealed. Instead he is treated as though he is one of the pigs on the island – also like one of them, he is brutally killed. Piggy remains an outsider and a victim throughout the novel, though Ralph does come to respect him.
Why does Ralph let Jack lead?
Jack is the head of the choir so the fact that he already has a group of dedicated followers who have become the hunters allows Ralph, Piggy and Simon to primarily organize the shelter and the signal fire. “Couldn’t let you do it on your own.”