Ralph wins the boys respect from his natural leadership abilities. Jack treats the boys, especially Piggy, as inferiors. Roger gives the idea that they should vote and the boys say that they want Ralph because he has the conch. For example, when Jack did tell Roger to kill anyone or anything that came onto his side of the island, he did. Sometimes Ralph will use his power as chief to get the others to listen. Both boys have the potential to act as savages but it is in their hands if they want to start using that potential. By the standards of the society he's left behind, Ralph is a gentleman.
On their return Jack undermined Ralph's statement that there was no snake-thing by stating that if there were one he'd hunt and kill it. Jack claims killing the beast is impossible. He valued killing above all other activities and constantly tried to convince the other boys to follow him and not listen to Ralph. However, sometimes the strongest person is not the best choice. The Withered arm by Thomas Hardy The title signifies decay or decline. It's was obviously that Ralph would be the chief due to his people-skills but Jack expected that he would become it, due to the status he had back home. Lord of the flies by William Golding The title signifies Death, devil Beelzebub.
On their way back to the beach the boys found candle bushes and also discovered that there were pigs on the island. Ralph and Jack both have different qualities and beliefs that define each of them completely and at times make them both alike in many ways. While Ralph offered democracy and responsibility, Jack offered dictatorship and chaos. Firstly, they were both leader of some kind. Authoritarian rule allows a person to threaten and terrorize others. Jack say … s that of course Ralph is right and there isn't a snake-thing but if there was one his hunters would hunt and kill it.
Ralph, being a democratic leader, tries to continually convince the boys that all they need to do to get off of the island is to use common sense and survival skills. Ralph is another boy who is stranded on the island. Jack had focused on the hunting aspect of survival, while Ralph concentrated on building shelter so that they could be safe from nature. There are five similarities between Jack and Macbeth. Lord of the Flies is an allegorical novel written by William Golding in 1954. The Withered arm by Thomas Hardy The title signifies decay or decline. Jack believes in absolute rule.
The gap between them becomes so strained that Jack feels his only option is to kill Ralph. Ralph's mental workings are subject to the same decay as his clothing; both are frayed by the rigors of the primitive life. Both Ralph and Jack are boys of action who like to put decisions into effect immediately they are taken. The novels deal with many similar issues and contain many of the same themes. Jack is also a protagonist in the novel Lord of the Flies. By comparing and contrasting the characters of Jack and Ralph it allows the reader to fully understand their characters and how each develops throughout the novel.
They look at eachother and smile. Every thing he does is motivated by achieving these aims. Jack uses threats and violence to stay in control. To finish, in order for a totalitarian dictator to survive, this person would need to have henchmen. The island could be their tropical paradise. Lord of the Flies involves a group of boys who crash land on an island, in the.
Lord of the Flies: Faber and Faber Limited. Sea creatures surrounded his body as the tide pulled him out to sea and he disappeared forever. Lord of the Flies was written in the 20th century and the Withered arm was written in the 19th century. Simon concentrates on what needs to be done to get rescued and Jack would be content to live on the island forever as a savage. Ralph and Jack are both of a similar age and they are probably the two biggest and tallest boys on the island. When Jack forgets about the fire's importance of being there, he is pushing away civilization for the needs of bloodlust and savagery.
Jack wishes to issue orders and have them obeyed under threat of physical violence and punishment. Ralph is civilized, democratic, mature, authoritive, he cares, worries, self-concious, weak leader. Ralph wants them all to be rescued and believes that they should try to make their existence comfortable while they are stuck on the island. Example, i have the same brand shoe as yours. Interested in others and respects the laws of the island Ralph's personality is very confident for a boy. Ability to perceive the reality.
Sometimes though, the strongest person is not the best choice. They both represent what we are and what they were, Civilized and Savage. Similar: Look the same but different. It was Jack who told the boys to 'do our dance' when the storm began to break. The Withered arm by Thomas Hardy The title signifies decay or decline. Both boys suffered some pain and manage to inflict blows on their opponents.
Although these choices may not always be popular, the better leader will carry out long term plans. Ralph keeps in focus about trying to get them off the island. On the democratic side of Ralph and Piggy, Piggy is always offering his advise and knowledge to Ralph. Ralph and Jack knew that instantly and it made them long to spend the time that they were given on the island by their own rules. There was comfort in the chaos that Jack offered. The other side of the island has a sandy beach and is protected by a coral reef, which runs almost parallel to the shore and encloses a lagoon.