This shows that the boys are no longer feeling guilty about what they have done thus showing them becoming savages. They are sensible and being from well brought up families and homes, soon start to work together in harmony on the island. For better or for worse, leaders are incorporated into our everyday society. They become savages physically and spiritually and eventually give in to evil, losing their innocence and causing the death of their members.
Next, Jack and Ralph have different types of leadership styles. This suggests there is still some glimmers of civilisation on the island at this point as there is still someone with a sense of moral goodness ready to fight for justice. As well as a totalitarian dictator, a democratic leader needs followers as well. The fire — along with the chance of being rescued — becomes extinguished as a ship passes by the island. Ralph represents civilisation as he wants to enforce rules and let everyone have an equal say. The two young boys start off with the same intentions but as the story progresses we begin to see the differences in their personalities.
Many boys were evacuated on an aircraft with a detachable passenger tube. It is obvious that Jack wants to be chief, but Ralph is chosen. If Jack were to tell Roger to kill anyone or anything that came onto his side of the island he would.
Within the story, the reader will learn that Ralph and Jack differ in their beliefs. The author describes him as being "fair haired" with "the body and shoulders of a boxer" while still having a "mildness about his mouth and eyes that proclaimed no devil. When Ralph first participates in a hunt he becomes excited. Then he brought the end round and caught Jack a stinger across the ear. Two strong types of leadership can lead to devastating outcomes. By Jack doing the he shows that all Jack wants to do is be ignorant to the rules and have fun.
The two main characters are Ralph, the protagonist and Jack, the antagonist. He does this by giving them what they want which is hunting and protection and by creating the war between them and Ralph, he is creating hysteria. Because of this many of the boys think that he should be the leader of the group
Both of the novels are considered as being classics and have been made into films and the books while seeming completely different do have similarities although they are in different social, historical and cultural settings. Ralph on the other hand symbolized the good in men. The author describes him as being "fair haired" with "the body and shoulders of a boxer" while still having a "mildness about his mouth and eyes that proclaimed no devil. Second, to be a strong leader one of the qualities you must obtain in responsibility.
Jack's society eventually leads to corruption, killing innocent people, while Ralph's prevails as the boys are rescued. This symbolises authority amongst the boys.
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 and Jack come to symbolize the good and evil in life.