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Essay | Characterization of Ralph in "Lord of the Flies"

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Characterization of Ralph in "Lord of the Flies"

Summary: The qualities of the protagonist Ralph in William Golding's "Lord of the Flies." Ralph has a sense of leadership, good morals and courage. His participation in the killing of Simon marks the end of his innocence.
Fleeing from nuclear, a group of young schoolboys gets marooned on a deserted island. Among these boys is Ralph. Ralph, the main protagonist of William Golding's Lord of the Flies, has a strong sense of leadership, a good, but not unfaltering, set of morals, and uses his courage to survive on the island.

Ralph is a natural leader. He is almost unanimously elected leader of the boys. Only the choir children do not vote for him. Once elected, he organizes the children, making them do jobs like building huts and gathering and hunting for food. He maintains this power over some of the boys even when he is distraught by many of them leaving his tribe.

Ralph has a strong sense of morality. However, unlike Simon, who is naturally pure, Ralph is moral due only to him being taught what is right...

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