Lord of the Flies Essay | Character Study of Piggy in "Lord of the Flies"

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Character Study of Piggy in "Lord of the Flies"

Summary: Essay describes the character of Piggy and what he symbolizes on the island in William Golding's "Lord of the Flies."
Piggy's presence on the island is a constant reminder of the need for order and knowledge in society. Even though he may not have the most desirable appearance he has a rational and scientific mind. Yet his insights are often ignored because of his appearance. Piggy's name is such because it is foreshadowing that he will also be hunted just like the pigs that are hunted by Jack.

Piggy's appearance is want causes the other boys to disrespect and ignore him. Piggy is slightly younger than Ralph as well as being shorter and substantially bigger. "He was shorter than the fair boy and very fat." (pg.1). He has several disabilities; his asthma, his obesity, and his near blindness, and they set him apart from the other boys. His disabilities hinder him by causing the boys to leave him behind and ignore...

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