Title of this book is "Lord of that Flies" and the author is William Golding. This essay shows, who is the best leader in the story.

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In the novel, "Lord of the Flies" which was written by William Golding, a group of boys are stranded on an island and a brave boy called Ralph steps up to become chief. On the other hand a boy called Jack also wants to be chief, and after a couple of arguments, he leaves the boys to start his own tribe. Ralph clearly reveals that he is the better leader because he shows that he is responsible, has courage, and shows integrity. All of the qualities that Ralph shows lead up to show that he is a great leader.

Ralph displays many qualities throughout the story to show that he is a good leader, and one of those qualities is being responsible. When Ralph was voted leader, he insisted on having rules and decided that the only person that would speak during an assembly would be the person holding the conch.

Ralph displays this when he states, "We can not have everybody talking at once, we will have to have hands up like at school"(33). Another way Ralph demonstrated that he is a responsible leader was when he insisted on building shelters rather than focusing on hunting. He knew that storms were on the way and shelters would be essential for them to last through the storms. Further more Ralph also felt that shelters were a safe way to stay away from wild animals. When Ralph assembled meetings it showed that he was responsible and a well organized person. During the assemblies Ralph attempted to listen and assist the other boys concerns. Like a good leader he took input from the other boys and listened to them. He didn't do what Jack did which was using violence with resort's to savagery.

Ralph displays many qualities throughout...