Lord of the Flies by William Golding

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In chapter 12 of Lord of the Flies, Ralph confesses he was in charge but then realizes he was not. Who or what really is?

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Ralph says he is in charge because that was his designated role. Throughout the novel, we saw his loss of control to Jack and the savage boys. However, in truth Ralph knew who or what was really in control over the last few days, and he knew it in deepest part of his being:

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