Lord Of The Flies
In the "lord Of the flies" boys from military school crash
in the middle of the ocean. They take a raft and paddle to
a nearby island where there are no inhabitants. They must
learn how to survive with no food, water, or shelter. The
main characters are: Ralph the colonel, brown hair,
considerate of others, caring, Jack the oldest, blonde hair,
trouble maker, Piggy chubby, smart, teased mercilessly,
emotional, Ralph's friend, and Roger Jack's sidekick,
Some of the basic jobs of government are to: make laws,
provide services, and maintain order. The boys attempted to
take care of these by making laws. Some laws were only
person who had conch could speak. Some services they
provided were the fire watch and hunting for food. The boys
maintained order by having regular meetings addressing the
problems and whipping those who stole from others.
Ralph's group had a direct democracy.
democracy is a government in which all the citizens vote on
every issue. Some examples of this are: they had regular
meetings, everyone was treated fairly, anyone could express
their opinions, and no one had any more power than anyone
else. Jacks group had a dictatorship. A dictatorship is a
government in which one person has the power and uses force
or fear to get the leadership. Some examples of this are:
he had a bad reputation, he told everyone what to do, scared
his followers by telling them about the monster, and
everyone knew he was older and stronger.
The three branches of government and the job of each
are: executive-enforces laws, legislative-makes the laws,
and judicial-judges the laws. Some ways they are
represented in the story are: executive-whipped for
stealing, legislative-only person with conch could speak,
fire must be kept going, judicial-the...