Lord of the Flies Essay | Mistreatment of the Weak in "Lord of the Flies"

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Mistreatment of the Weak in "Lord of the Flies"

Summary: In William Golding's "Lord of the Flies," Piggy and the other boys are mistreated by the stronger boys, especially Jack. This insensitivity shows how in real life people are capable of treating others poorly.
Ever thought that you would be trapped on an unknown island where civilization as you know it has turned into mere savagery? This happens in the novel Lord of the Flies by William Golding. As a plane crashes on a mysterious tropical island, a bunch of young boys find themselves with no adults and no way off. The boys have to seek a way to live, eat, and maintain control. Throughout the novel there are many situations that the boys deal with that relate to insensitivity and lack of compassion towards Piggy, the Littluns, and Jacks insensitivity towards others.

All during the novel there is insensitivity towards Piggy from the other boys. Golding tells us about Piggy on page 65 by saying "Piggy was a bore: his fat, his ass-mar and his mater-of-fact ideas were dull, but there was always a little...

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