What Is Piggy's Idea In Lord Of The Flies

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In the novel Lord Of The Flies by William Golding Piggy tries to share his intelligent thoughts and actions with the group but they all reject him. For example when Piggy shares his thoughts "About a clock. We could make a sundial. We could put a stick in the sand, and then- Ralph interrupts sourly- and a airplane and a TV set and a steam engine." (Golding pg. 62.) This shows that Ralph the leader does not value Piggy 's idea by mocking him by using unrealistic examples of what they could do on the island. The group as whole continues to dismiss Piggy and makes other choices in spite of his ideas. Because they do not respect them. In addition Jack, Ralph, and the group disrespect Piggy by saying "Your talking to much, shut up fatty. Ralph cries
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