Piggy Character Development

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Lord Of The Flies Every obstacle in life makes you stronger even if at the time you think you’re going through hell and don’t know how you’re going to get out. In the novel Lord Of The Flies by William Golding the author uses many ways in each different situation to develop the theme of the novel. Every story has situations that are shocking to the reader, and this book was great at letting the reader know what’s going on before the character. Character development was very big in this book as each boy changed towards the end. Piggy is a great example of someone who started out as a boy who everyone made fun of and walked all over. Ralph would always walk all over piggy but as time went on piggy started standing up for himself and turns into a very confident boy. "'I don't care what [you] call me so …show more content…

Ralph wanted to be rescued, but also wanted to explore the island “Kill the pig! Cut his throat! Kill the pig! Bash him in!” pg. 104 He found it to be interesting and fun feeling so grown up and independent. Being the oldest that gave him more of a leader role. So much happened throughout his whole experience; the violence, the beast, piggy’s death, the competitions between him and Jack made him not able to act or be a child anymore. When the rescue came Ralph could do nothing but cry, the island has killed his boyhood and incense. Irony can be many different things and situational irony stood out when Jack sets the fire to roust Ralph from the forest. This is a violent seen, Ralph and jack go at it, they were always in competition with each other. Not knowing that this was the scene that was going to get them rescued, it turned the book around. "The world, that understandable and lawful world, was slipping away." pg. 82 Nothing is the same now that they have witnessed all these things from the island, they’re scared and never going to be the

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