Why Is Piggy A Static Character In Lord Of The Flies

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Why? “The rock struck Piggy a glancing blow from chin to knee; the conch exploded into a thousand white fragments and ceased to exist.” (Golding 181) In chapter 11 the conch shatters and Piggy is run over by a rock. These events symbolize all hopes of civilization ending. The conch was the only object that could bring the boys together and was the boy’s one rule they had to follow. As the rivalry between Ralph and Jack became greater the conch and the idea of civilization became so insignificant that they vanish. This is the point in the book where the conch shatters and piggy dies. As a character Piggy represents the real world. He understands how things work and is always questioning the way things happen. Piggy is a very static character
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