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In Lord of the Flies by William Golding the characters share many similarities and differences There is the oldest boy Ralph who is the leader that likes to have order and assemblies Then there is Jack who is extremely controlling and does not follow any of Ralphs rules Ralph expresses aspects somewhat of a politician on the island whereas Jack expresses aspects of wanting control and acting savage like on the island Ralph would be known as a twelve-year-old boy that is willing to compromise He is the oldest one of the group and the chosen leader of the boys Ralph has power and order of everyone Jack also has power and the two boys realize that When Ralph Jack and Simon reached the top of the mountain on the first day the two of them knew that they had control of everyone on the island Ralph says all ours Golding 30 when they notice that the island is uninhabited This makes the two boys feel that they have power and leadership They also know that they can boss the littluns around and have everything their way A major difference between the two boys is that Ralph is somewhat of a politician that is organized Ralph wants everyone to follow the rules that he has planned out in order to be civilized Jack is more controlling and he wants to be the leader instead of Ralph so he can be powerful and looked up to Jack does not follow Ralphs rules such as keeping a fire for a smoke signal Instead he is hunting like a savage to kill a pig to eat If Jack was chief hed have all hunting and no fire Wed be here till we died Golding 93 Ralph was complaining because there was a ship in the sea and there was no fire Jack would be known as a boy who is greedy and wants power Jack wants to
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