Piggy Lord Of The Flies Essay

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Lord of the Flies Essay In the Lord of the flies, this story starts out as just young kids who end up in a sticky situation that forces them to be grownups. Although they didn’t know what they were doing and how they were going to get home, all the boys had made a pact to still be free and have fun as young ones would do. There were multiple children on this island searching for help, but I had paid close attention to what Piggy had been going through while everything was going down. In the beginning of the book Lord of the Flies Piggy would be considered an outsider. “I don't care what you call me so long as it's not what they used to call me in school. They used to call me Piggy!” (pg. 11) Right off the bat piggy was looked upon as one of the weaker boys, both mentally and physically. Piggy had it rough to begin with, but in a situation like this, it was to either be the bold or be crushed. Out of everyone in the group, piggy was labeled as an outcast. Near the Middle of Lord of the Flies All the boys start to see that although Piggy isn’t the most popular choice, he was one of the more intelligent out of the group. "Piggy, for all his ludicrous body, had…show more content…
At this point the boys are getting sick of Piggy trying to be in charge of all just because of his brains. The boys couldn’t put up with it much longer. Piggy’s passing captured a reluctant on what was going to happen next in the story as well. "The rock struck Piggy a glancing blow from chin to knee; the conch exploded into a thousand white fragments and ceased to exist." (pg. 164) Not only was this the end for Piggy, but the end for the conch as well and all the meaning behind it. Any resemblance of peace was now shattered and no logger existent. I believe that the rest of the boys starting to turn pure crazy after this incident. Peace was no longer intact, and there was a war for who was going to be awarded the leader
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