Leadership In Lord Of The Flies By William Golding

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Kim Jong-Un is one of the best leaders in the modern world. The people of North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) refer him as a “supreme” leader. He uses fear in order to manipulate his people; he controls them; he feeds them with propaganda and in exchange the people are “protected”. His idea of a democracy is a corrupt government who threatens anybody who chooses to deny their practices. North Koreans show loyalty towards their “supreme” leader; they isolate themselves from the rest of the world and don't understand they are being brainwashed. Similarly Jack can reflect such practices and is known for using fear to manipulate the boys on the island in William Golding’s Lord Of The Flies. Additionally he brainwashes the boys into thinking that he is the right leader, he offers protection, food, and shelter in exchange for power and loyalty. He threatens anybody who doesn't agree with him and destroys anything in his path.…show more content…
While Roger is visiting castle rock someone comments, “ The chief said we got to challenge everyone...a proper chief, isn’t he?”(Golding 159). The boys are forced to believe that Jack is the correct leader and by following his commands they are good citizens. Golding uses “chief” and “he” to symbolize that Jack is far more superior than anyone else. When a member from his group speaks they are only referred as savages, but when Jack speaks he is titled as “he”, again showing that Jack is superior. Jack has trained his “citizens” into worshiping him as a satan like figure, whom they fear

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