Both Uses of
Lord of the Flies
- So Ralph asserted his chieftainship and could not have chosen a better way if he had thought for days.
p. 73..1 *asserted = made a non-verbal statement claiming
- Jack had meant to leave him in doubt, as an assertion of power; but Piggy by advertising his omission made more cruelty necessary.
p. 73..9assertion = action to make a statement
(assert as in: asserted her opinion that...) to say that something is true -- especially something disputed