Reflective Response To William Golding's 'Piggy'

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Quote: 1. “‘I don’t care what they call me, ‘ he said confidentially, ‘ so long as they don’t call me what they used to call me at school.’…..’ They used to call me ‘Piggy’’” (Chapter 1, Page 11) Reflective Response: I chose this particular passage because it shows the beginning of the book when the boys still had their innocence, and it shows Piggy trying to be treated differently than he is treated at home. This passage relates to the novel as a whole because throughout the whole novel Piggy is called Piggy despite his wishes against it. He eventually realizes that nobody is going to stop calling him Piggy and lives with it. This could relate to my life and others lives because people are consistently being teased and made fun of because of their name and other parts of their lives. Quote: 2. “‘We’ve got to have rules and obey them. After all, we’re not savages. We’re English, and the English are best at everything. So we’ve got to do the right things.’” ( Chapter 2, Page 42) Reflective Response: I chose this particular passage because it shows when the boys were trying to be civil and have rules, so they wouldn’t lose the way they lived their lives before. This passage relates to the novel as a…show more content…
People do crazy things, that could be completely out of their personality, when they are placed under the right set of circumstances. Every human will have a critical moment when they have a meltdown or decide to do something evil to the people around them if they are in a disastrous situation that has the right circumstances. This article can connect to Lord of the Flies because Jack became bloody thirsty always looking to kill an animal. Jack was placed under the right circumstance by being on the island without any adult supervision and food, and this caused him to act evil by killing the animals and always thinking about blood and
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