How Is Piggy Presented In Lord Of The Flies

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Lord of the Flies Character Analysis
Piggy is one of the main characters in William Golding’s book Lord of the Flies. He is seen as the joke of the group. Piggy is very intelligent and doesn’t always agree with the way the group runs things and seems more mature compared to the others. As the book goes on Piggy starts to stand up for himself but never is truly valued by the other members of the group. Piggy is an annoying character who changes throughout the story, and represents a person who is changed by their environment.
To be annoying in the world of Lord of the flies you is to question the group and state opinions that group doesn’t agree with. According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary the definition of annoying is “given to or marked by the forceful expression of strongly held opinions” (Webster). This trait represents Piggy throughout the story. Even though the boys do not want to listen to him when he has the conch, he still values his opinions and doesn't let the teasing bother him. and started standing up for himself and his opinions.
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On page 181, it stated, “Piggy fell forty feet and landed on his back across the square red rock in the sea. His head opened and stuff came out and turned red. Piggy’s arms and legs twitched a bit, like a pig’s after it has been killed. Then the sea breathed again in a long, slow sigh, the water boiled white and pink over the rock; and when it went, sucking back again, the body of Piggy was gone.” Piggy got attacked when he wanted to confront Jack’s tribe for stealing his glasses, but Roger being one Jack goons he didn’t like the criticism and found it threatening and annoying. When that happened Jack was his power trip and started to proclaim himself as chief and started to attack Ralph the book didn’t start talking about Piggy until chapter 12 and it seem like Piggy’s Death didn’t mean anything to anyone in the group because they didn’t care about