Lord of the Flies Essay | Student Essay

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Piggy's Unacknowledged Intelligence in Lord of the Flies by William Golding

Summary: Explains why Piggy's intelligence and ideas play a role in the island's survival in William Golding's Lord of the Flies. Demonstrates how Piggy's experiences mirror the treatment that many children receive in today's society.
William Golding was born during 1911 in Cornwall, England. Golding attended Oxford to become a scientist. After two years, he changed his focus to English literature and transferred to Anglo-Saxon College. He published his first volume of poetry before joining the Royal Navy. After WWII, he began teaching and writing. Golding published many different novels including, Lord of the Flies, a novel about a group of adolescent boys that are stranded on an island. The boys make attempts to civilize and prioritize in order to be rescued. Society everywhere always picks on the fat kids with glasses. Most of the time these kids go on to bigger and better things. Through the progression of Lord of the Flies, the reader becomes attached to a character named Piggy, who is a prime example of the fat "nerd" with glasses. Piggy was...

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