On an island with no adults, who should rule over all? The boys chose Ralph to be Chief, but that was a mistake on the part of the boys? Piggy should be the leader over the young boys. He is smart, logical, and the one that is most determined to get back home. Piggy may not be the obvious choice, but he is the best option.
Piggy is very intelligent. He is the one who suggests to Ralph that they take a list of the names of all the boys on the island. He is the one who keeps reminding the absent-minded boys to keep the fire going. Piggy is the one who realizes that the child with the birthmark is missing. Piggy is smart and he is used to getting out of difficult situations.
Piggy is also logical, and this makes him a very good choice for Chief. He can rationalize things and he is able to "think," as Ralph put it. Piggy can use his mind in a …show more content…
From the moment he landed in the crash, Piggy is set on finding a way to get back to civilization. He's always talking about his home, and even when Ralph forgets why the fire is so important, Piggy reminds him to keep it going. When Piggy dies, the whole island pretty much forgets about going home, and chaos ensues. If Piggy were Chief, I believe that he would have gotten the boys home sooner and safely.
Some may argue that Piggy would not be a good choice. He is easily overpowered, but this would make him sympathetic and a kind Chief. Jack is more focused on food, but Piggy knows that the boys can live off fruit without hunting until other more pressing concerns are dealt with. Unfortunately, Piggy is killed. If Piggy was Chief then the two packs would not have been separated. Roger was the cause of the two packs separating. Piggy was killed by Roger.
In conclusion, Piggy is the best Chief. He would make a fare and logical ruler. He is smart. He is logic oriented, and he wants to get back home. Piggy would've freed the boys sooner and with less