Who was the first to become leader on the island in lord of the flies?
Ralph was the first leader
Ralph is the protagonist in "The Lord of the Flies." He becomes the leader of the boys at the beginning of the novel and represents the force of civilization on the island. The boys eventually turn on Ralph at the end of the book when Jack takes over the island and try to kill him before they are all rescued by the British navy.
The conch represents democracy, something Jack never believed in. Democracy was the reason he wasn't chosen as in leader in the first vote when he believed he should be. The conch begins to lose it's power throughout the chapter and is truly worthless when Jack forms his own group to which he automatically becomes a leader choosing not to believe that a democratic vote will elect him as leader. When Jack says the conch is…