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

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Character Analysis of Piggy from "Lord of the Flies"

Summary: Essay provides a character analysis of Piggy from William Golding's "Lord of the Flies."
William Golding wrote "Lord of the Flies" with the intention to show the defects of our society and human nature in general. In this book he has developed characters and themes that are universal and common to all mankind.

One of the main characters in the novel is Piggy. He plays major role in presenting the ideas in the plot of "Lord of the Flies". In fact, we do not even know his real name. His "friends" call him Piggy because he is very fat, short, wears spectacles, and has asthma. He finds that very humiliating and feels a lot of pain inside which is repeated several times throughout the book. He is a very sensitive person. He is hurt because the people whom he tries to help and be friends with, do not respect him only because of his external...

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