Work Diary On "Lord Of The Flies"

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Characters:Ralph: In the book Lord of the Flies, Ralph is the chief on the island. Ralph was chosen as the chief through a vote, "I'm chief then."(Golding 19) Through a vote Ralph was chosen as the chief of their little tribe, now he had control over everyone in the tribe. Through the novel he becomes friends with Piggy. Ralph and him become really good friends and together they help each other to make the island a better place for everyone. He also sort of becomes friends with Jack, but that friendship doesn't last due to certain circumstances. In the book it does not specifically tell you how old he is but all it says is that he's a teen so I am guessing he is around 13-16. He lives in Britain, but is sent to military school, so he mainly lives in the boarding school until he is sent home in the summer. On the island Ralph values his friendship with Piggy and loyalty from the other tribe members. He wants the tribe members to listen to what he says and follow his orders exactly as he gives them out. Ralph's obsession is over the fire they made. He always wants it lit so that ships or planes that pass by will see the smoke and come and save them. Ralph's main goal is to keep the fire going so that they can all be rescued. Later on in the book he has a new goal of staying alive long enough so that he could get rescued. I admire Ralph's leadership skills. He finds out what is the most important thing to do and does it. He demands respect from everyone around him and everyone shows him their respect for him.PiggyIn the tribe Piggy has no job really. He is kinda fat so he doesn't do any work except for lighting the fire, "His specs- use them as burning glasses!'(Golding 40) Piggy's only job is to use is glasses to light the fire, so that they have smoke to signal ships or planes that come by, so they can be rescued. He has only one friend on the island and that friend is Ralph. Which he values a lot. He is the same age as Ralph and lives in Britain also, and goes to the same military school as Ralph. Piggy values his friendship with Ralph and the conch. He is obsessed with the conch, when he has it everyone should listen to him but they all ignore him. He has two goals to make this tribe act more civilized like they were all adults and for them to get rescued. What I admire about Piggy is that even know everyone except for Ralph makes fun of him, he keeps on trying to fit in and tries to get his point through to everyone in the tribe.JackJack is the leader of the hunters. He loves to hunt, "Before I could kill it-but-next time!"(Golding 31) Jack lives for hunting on the island, and he is the best at hunting so that's why he was chosen to be the leader of the hunters. He is friends with Ralph for a short time and then he just is friends with the other hunters. He is the same age as Ralph and also lives in the same place as Ralph and Piggy. Jack values his hunters and getting meat to eat. Jack is obsessed with hunting all he wants to do is hunt. Jacks...

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