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Essay | Lord of the Flies: Piggy as the Rational Adult Figure

This student essay consists of approximately 5 pages of analysis of Lord of the Flies.
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Lord of the Flies: Piggy as the Rational Adult Figure

Summary: We explores Piggy's character and how he reperesents the rational adult figure in Lord of the FLies. With his superior intellect and reason, he is the only one of the boys who maintains sanity.

In civilization, adults run society; they make it what it is today. With their supreme capacity of intellect, maturity and authority, they have created and successfully run countries and empires. Children are only expected to learn and grow to eventually replace their predecessors. In Golding's novel, Lord of the flies, the children are cut off from authority and guidance they would receive from adults. They have to rely upon each other, they decide to mimic what they knew of society. They are not able to maintain the mentality of who they are and what they've been brought up to be. However one child prevails, Piggy. Piggy represents an adult figure through his intelligence, perception and his intellectual reasoning.

Piggy demonstrates intelligence, through the need of survival. Piggy had the idea of the conch, the fire and the jobs. Ralph was...

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This section contains 1,250 words
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Purchase our Student Essay on Lord of the Flies: Piggy as the Rational Adult Figure
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