Who Is The Superego In Lord Of The Flies

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Golding used a great example using piggy to represent the morals of modern society. Piggy shows that he is the supergeo by always doing what is right and he is the “good” in the novel. The superego is always second guessing what he does to make sure he is doing the right thing. The superego gives a hard time to the ego by making him feel guilty of what he does/say. The Id and the superego fight each other to see who gets the control over the ego. On the other hand Piggy always tries to enforce rules and have everyone follow it. Piggy is intelligent but physically weak because he thinks he can “just build and ordinary fire [...] and a smoke signal so [they] can be rescued” (Golding 170), but physically weak because “ [they’re] stronger than

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