Lord of the Flies

Im doing an essay on lord of the flies and for one part i need to write how ralph overpowers jack then how jack overpowers ralph. some quotes with page number would be great!

(the essay as a whole is about how they struggle for power)

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"I ought to be chief," said Jack with simple arrogance, "because I'm chapter chorister and head boy. I can sing C sharp." ch 1

The suffusion drained away from Jack's face. Ralph waved again for silence.

"Jack's in charge of the choir. They can be—what do you want them be?"


Jack and Ralph smiled at each other with shy liking. The rest began to talk eagerly. (ch 1)

Ralph pushed Piggy to one side.

"I was chief, and you were going to do what I said." (ch 4)

"And you shut up! Who are you, anyway? Sitting there telling people what to do. You can't hunt, you can't sing..." Ch 5