Flashcards in DEMOCRACY VS DICTATORSHIP (DIFFERENT POWER SYSTEMS) Deck (8)
The call for Ralph to be chief.
"Let him be chief, the one with the trumpet thing."
Ralph's rule about the conch.
"I'll give the conch to the next person to speak...and he won't be interrupted. Except by me."
Ralph's attitude towards the meetings changing.
"This meeting must not be fun but business."
Jack's reasons for being chief.
"I ought to be chief.", said Jack with a simple arrogance, "Because I'm chapter chorister and head boy and I can sing C sharp."
Jack's excitement about rules.
"We'll have rules! ... and if anyone breaks them-"
Jack and Ralph's differing rules about choosing a chief.
"I'm chief. I was chosen."
"Why should choosing make any difference?"
Jack feeling the conch to be unnecessary.
"We don't need the conch...it's time some people knew they've got to keep quiet."