Lord of the Flies Essay | Analysis of the Character of Piggy from "Lord of the Flies"

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Analysis of the Character of Piggy from "Lord of the Flies"

Summary: Essay discusses the character of Piggy in a literary analysis for "Lord of the Flies" by William Golding.
In the book, Lord of the Flies, by William Golding, Piggy is a very important character. The book starts out as a plane containing several young teenage boys' crashes and they are left to survive on a deserted island. Piggy is a character who symbolizes and represents the adult world. He also represents intelligence, for he is the one who knew what a conch was and how to work it. Therefore, he is also a symbol of unity. If Piggy hadn't told Ralph how to blow the conch, then the boys might have never united and possibly never survived. Piggy also stands out because of his physical characteristics. He is an overweight, asthmatic boy with glasses, but ironically as it is, his faults come in handy as they use his glasses as a means of survival.

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