He maintains obedience by violence and he even attacks Ralph directly with his spear.Jack is the leader of the choir simply because he "can sing C sharp." He obviously rules the choir by intimidation, as they are afraid even to sit or take off their hot cloaks and hats without his permission.He is rude and bossy, demanding to know where the adults are and telling Piggy (whom he calls "Fatty") to "shut up" because he is "talking too much." When the boys hold an election, no one votes for Jack until the choir reluctantly raises their hands for him.A good leader would take care of his followers, but Jack has no feelings for anyone but himself.He is not interested in trying to get rescued, nor does he care about anything that would improve their lives on the island. Our certified Educators are real professors, teachers, and scholars who use their academic expertise to tackle your toughest questions.Educators go through a rigorous application process, and every answer they submit is reviewed by our in-house editorial team.He allows Roger to drop the boulder which crushes both Piggy and the conch he is holding, eliminating all semblance of order.As the story progresses and Jack now hides behind the mask of face paint, he also gets more savage.When Jack orders his tribe (which is now everyone on the island except Ralph) to kill Ralph, he means it. A little boy who wore the remains of an extraordinary black cap on his red hair and who carried the remains of a pair of spectacles at his waist, started forward, then changed his mind and stood still.If the boys had not been rescued, Jack would have gained complete control of the island--or what was left of it after he nearly burned it all. When the naval officer arrives, however, the readers are reminded of just who and what Jack really is.