Civil Leadership In Lord Of The Flies

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The beginning scene opens as Ralph and Piggy meeting for the first time. As they find other stranded boys they find themselves in need of leadership. They elect Ralph, but as the story continues the boys find an inner fear, the beast. Even though it is all a figment of their imaginations. They turn gradually more savage as the story progresses. Leading to deaths such as Simon and Piggy. The boys formed a civil leadership at the beginning the fear inside them creates an inner fear that gradually turns the boys savage and brutal.

The most dividing part of the boys relationship is fear. The group of boys who are stranded start out their adventure on the island forming a civil leadership. They decide to elect a leader to make rules and organize everyday order. The boys elect Ralph, as the story progresses the group starts to lean more towards as Jack as their leader. One reason for this is at the start of the story. When the littluns try to tell Ralph there is a beast, “Ralph laughed, and the other boys laughed with him.” (Golding22). But gradually Jack starts to join
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There are deaths, the death of Simon, and Piggy. During Lord of the Flies as the fear of the monster grows in the boys the side effect is more savagery. As the story progresses the boys turn more savage as the death of Simon later confirms. Jack tells the group "’I expect the beast disguised himself. Perhaps. We'd better keep on the right side of him, anyhow. You can't tell what he might do.’"(Golding127). As Simon discovers that the monster that they thought all along was real was actually the dead airman. He goes back to tell the boys that the monster is not but the dead airman. But is attacked beaten, stabbed, and kicked, then he rolls off the cliff. As his body floats off to see this symbolizes the innocence of the boys leaving the island as well. Continually throughout the story, the island makes the boys more and more brutal and

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