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Throughout William Goldings novel Lord of The Flies there is an ever present conflict between two characters Ralphs character combines common sense with a strong desire for civilized life Jack however is an antagonist with savage instincts which he cannot control Ralphs goals to achieve a team unit with organization are destroyed by Jacks actions and words that are openly displayed to the boys The two leaders try to convince the boys that their way of survival is correct They continue this desire for control while turning down each others decisions and ideas The back and forth conflicts of opinion are what makes life chaos on the island The boys are drawn away from a civilized way of living Comments made by Ralph and Jack show the boys that Jack is resorting to savagery Ralph and Jack both agree in the beginning while they are reasoning in a civil manner Throughout the novel the two leaders stray from one another because of differences in motivation Jack told the boys Weve got to decide about being rescued Golding 20 This statement illustrates Jacks civilized concern for the whole group Jack seems to put the group before himself This unselfish concern soon dissolves as the internal beast prevails over the civil Jack I ought to be chief because Im chapter chorister and I can sing C sharp Golding 21 displays Jacks own arrogance After the boys accept Ralph as chief Ralph gives power over the choir boys to Jack The choir belongs to you of course Golding 21 Ralphs unselfish act of giving Jack rule over the choir boys is a way of keeping peace between the two groups and between Jack Ralph and Jack go exploring and return with the conclusion that the island can support all of the boys Ralph insists on building a signal fire Ralph gains the support of the boys The boys immediately run to the
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