"The Lord Of The Flies" Writen By William Golding

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An adventurous story called "Lord of the Flies" was composed by the illustrious author named William Golding, the story describes the life of many kids who are ambushed in an uninhabited island because the plane they took fell and now no one on the mainland knows they're there. Ralph, a young kid emerges as being the leader of the island considering that there are no grown ups in the island he has to put order and summon the group of kids that are left.Piggy a fat, annoying, little boy was aware by the fact that there weren't any grownups in the island and he desperately asked Ralph if there were only kids left. Ralph answered back in a solemn way it was then until "the delight of a realized ambition overcame him" (pg. 8) Ralph noticed that there had to be someone who will be the commander or chief of the island. Ralph is overwhelmed because he had just discovered that there ...view middle of the document...

Ralph wants to do his best to help these kids forget about the beastie and he tries to make them believe that it doesn't exist, he "pushed both hands through his hair an looked at the little boy in mixed amusement and exasperation", (pg. 36) he was trying to encourage them but not only did he not convinced the kids but he spaced them out as well.Ralph had seen something come towards the island he must of thought that it was a ship, with his brilliant mind he started to shout out to the kids telling them to shut up, stop, wait and listen, he then told them his dazzling idea which was to build up a fire so they could be seen from miles away, "Ralph was on his feet too, shouting for quiet, but no one heard him" (pg. 38) the kids did have the discipline to hear the bright ideas that came out of the wise boy's mouth but at the same time Jack didn't wanted to stay unpopular so he called them and they all started to follow him and then Ralph stayed alone and had no orders to command. Even the little boys were after Jack leaving Ralph all alone they wanted to give all they could to help build the fire, since the kids are very active an wild they did their way through all the hard work of piling up branches and leaves to burn, "Ralph was left holding the conch with no one but Piggy", (pg. 38) Ralph was the calm guy compared to Jack so even though Jack didn't had the best personality, the little kids preferred him due to his wilder behavior.Ralph has been a great help to all the kids, he has brought organization, order and thought to the group of kids that are stranded in the deserted island. He is the only one who really considers the other kids by asking them their names and by making a list of names, he is the kid who cares of being saved and to not let anyone stay behind, he puts all his effort on doing activities and trying to do them as organized as possible but if it wasn't for Jack's actions and performances the kids wouldn't of taken him as an example and they would be thinking the same way that Ralph does.

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