Lord of the Flies by William Golding

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Leadership is the action of leading a group of people or an organization. Through the story, the Lord of the Flies, by William Golding, uprising or leadership transpired. Most of the conflict of leadership was between the two main characters, Jack and Ralph. One being the antagonist (Jack) who craved power and the protagonist (Ralph) who fought for survival and respect. In a group, their are people who have better qualities that best suits them for the role of the leader, in this situation, Ralph was the best leader. Ralph was the best leader for many reasons. Firstly, he truly cared about the people who surrounded him. Although, he was not always considered the strongest, Jack was, Ralph showed a better understanding of survival and the idea of diversity and responsibility on his deserted island. Ralph spent his time working to benefit the boy’s who were stranded on an island. He's steps towards survival were humble, rather than vain like Jack. One of Ralphs understandment as a leader is to have stability within the group. The group of boys needed the essentials towards the continuation of their life, such as food, water, shelter, and other important materials. In order to create and maintain a stable environment, Ralph creates rules and consequences. Ralph also tried to accomplish to create a “democracy”, where no one was better than others and everyone had the right to speak as needed; the conch was an example where only one person was able to speak at once and the
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