Piggy Lord Of The Flies Quote Analysis

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The last significant symbol from the book was Piggy’s glasses. Used throughout the book to both help Piggy see and to light the fire, Piggy’s glasses played a very important role. During the course of Lord of the Flies, it was evident that Piggy was the most rational boy on the island, even though he was often ridiculed by his peers. Piggy saw clearly when others lost sight of themselves. The real downfall of the story began when Piggy’s glasses were stolen from him, when Jack Merridew and his tribe of savages attacked him. Once Jack had successfully stolen Piggy’s glasses, he felt entirely in control, as shown in the following quote: “He was a chief now in truth; and he made stabbing motions with his spear. From his left hand dangled Piggy's

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