Piggy Lord Of The Flies Quote Analysis Essay

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1. “I expect we’ll want to know all their names,” said the fat boy, “and make a list. We ought to have a meeting.” (11)

I: Piggy
We’ll: All of the boys they found
The significance of this quote is that it helps Piggy and Ralph decide how to compensate and organize everyone respectively. They are trying to know each person they found to communicate and support each other to find ways to survive and get off the island.

2. The children gave him the same simple obedience that they had given to the men with the megaphones. (18)

Children: littleluns and rest of the boys that were found that are older
Him: Piggy
Obedience: submission to another person in authority
The significance of this quote is that while Piggy has the conch, the shell that everyone spoke into, which is referred here as a megaphone, all the boys gave Piggy undivided attention to what their plans on the island may be. They observed Piggy as he went around and gathered
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The boy had repeated nightmares of the “beastie” but no one took into account, which Piggy argues about, that a monster is about them. The boy symbolized safety for the group which they ignored showing stupidity and arrogance among the group since they slowly process what to do to get off the island.

Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Chapter 3 “Huts on the Beach”

1. “Meetings. don’t we love meetings? Every day. Twice a day We talk.” He got on one elbow. “I bet if I blew the conch this minute, they’d come running. Then we’d be, you know, very solemn, and someone would say we ought to build a jet, or a submarine, or a TV set. When the meeting was over they’d work for five minutes, then wander off or go hunting.” (51)

We: Jack and Ralph
He: Ralph
I: Ralph
They’d: All the boys (littleluns)
Solemn: formal and
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