The Lord Of The Flies: A Leadership Analysis

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A leader is a person who takes action and leads or commands a group. In every group, a leader will be present. This leader will have strong characteristics and great influences on members of the group. Throughout Lord of the Flies, William Golding portrays a strong leader, who possessed power, common sense, and equality.
First, a leader needs to possess power and authority. Therefore, Piggy and Ralph found the conch shell and Ralph blew in it to see if anyone would hear it and assemble together. Subsequently, others heard the shell and assembled for the first time. The children communicated about their main focus to make sure everyone stayed close by and that their mission was to be rescued soon. Ralph said in order to be rescued
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This is important while leading because it lets the people know their leader cares for them. Ralph cares for all of the boys, treats them equally, and stands up for them. He is constantly standing up for Piggy because the boys, especially Jack, are always picking on him. For example, when Jack gets meat from hunting, he shares with everyone except Piggy. When Piggy asks for some meat, Jack says, “You didn’t hunt” (Golding, 74). However, Ralph and many of the littluns did not hunt, but they were still given food. Jack does not retain the quality skills it takes to be a leader. Consequently, he does not believe that Piggy should be treated like everyone, since he is kind of odd. But, Ralph has these skills and uses them effectively that makes him a good leader. He is a good leader because the boys can trust him and depend on him for what is fair.
In conclusion, a leader is someone who has power and authority, common sense and interest in the common good, and equality. In William Golding’s novel, Lord of the Flies, Ralph was the best leader who retained the three skills it takes to be a leader. He possessed power and authority by creating rules for the boys to follow. Ralph had common sense and knew what would benefit the common good, so he did not command bizarre requests. Lastly, he treated everyone equally and fair, so they would depend on him. While leading, Ralph implemented the good and did not stir up any evil