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In Chapter 4, what definite stand does Ralph make?

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In Chapter 4, what definite stand does Ralph make?

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In this chapter, Ralph takes a stand against Jack.  Ralph saw a ship and ran to see if the fire was going.  To his astonishment, the fire was out because those that should have been watching it left with Jack to hunt.  When they return, Ralph stands up to Jack and makes him rebuild the fire.  Ralph gains some respect in his leadership, but his stance against Jack sets up a permanent rift between the two of them.  None of the other boys seem to see the importance in the fire.

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