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Summary Descriptions of the Main Characters in "Lord of the Flies"

Summary: The main characters, the young boys on the island, have different roles in William Golding's novel "Lord of the Flies." Ralph is the leader, Jack takes on the role of disregarding moral restraint, Piggy represents the role of democracy in a society, and Simon is the peacemaker.

Ralph- In the novel Lord of the Flies, Ralph is a predominate leader. In the first chapter Ralph a democratic society to help protect children on the island. He wanted to create a society where people have rights to an extent, but have boundaries for laws. Ralph was elected the leader of the island in chapter one shortly after the plane crash, this was due to his prevailing size, and he immediately took on the role of the chief, by taking the conch and using it to gain the attention of the group. Ralph brought the factor of order and civilization to the island. Ralph and Jack faced a problem early in chapter two, regarding the factor of the littlun's believing that there is a beast on the island, Ralph immediately ruled out the factor, comforting the littlun's safety...

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