the authors attitudes toward the character is that he is to be the one who make sure things gets done
the authors attitude toward the character is that he needs to be the one who does everything and doesn't do anything half way
The suffusion drained away from Jack's face. Ralph waved again for silence. "Jack's in charge of the choir.
"Shut up," said Ralph absently. He lifted the conch. "Seems to me we ought to have a chief to decide things."
"I just take the conch to say this. I can't see no more and I got to get my glasses back. Awful things has been done on this island. I voted for you for chief. He's the only one who ever got anything done. So now you speak Ralph, and tell us what" (170).