What are some emotions that Ralph feels in chapter 2 of Lord of the Flies?I'm trying to find all of Ralph's personality traits of chapter 2.

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Some of what Ralph feels is pride, he has always wanted to be a leader and in Chapter 2 he makes some decisions as the leader, telling Jack that they will need to hunt but he will decide when that happens.  He also starts to flesh out the rules about who speaks when, he acts as an organizer and works out the dispute from Piggy about how to work towards being found rather than just worrying about surviving.

Then, when their fire rages out of control because no one controls the size of it and one boy appears to have been burned to death, Ralph is ashamed of the fact that he obviously wasn't a good enough leader to hold things together and now his lack of leadership has led to a boy's death.

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