Piggy Lord Of The Flies Analysis

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All great leaders in the world possess certain aspects that other individual’s lack. In William Golding’s novel Lord of the Flies, Piggy demonstrates leadership qualities through remaining civilized displayed by disciplinary actions. Piggy represents the adult figure, who is intelligent, rational and
Piggy has consistently shown and proven to be the most wise amongst the boys on the island. Leaders need to be intelligent to make the required decisions. Piggy is often able to determine a course of action through his scientific way of thinking, frequently proved to be logical when applied. For instance, Piggy establishes order as soon as he arrives on the island, "We can use this to call the others. Have a meeting. They’ll come when they hear
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Piggy is no doubt the most caring and patient on the island. First off, Piggy makes a big deal about learning everyone’s names, “Piggy moved among the crowd, asking names and frowning to remember them”. He acknowledges the presence of all the boys on the island and wants to give each and everyone the right to a name. Having names is significant to Piggy because alike the conch, it represents order. Secondly, when the littlun is missing after the destructive fire, Piggy is the only one who notices. “And them little’uns was wandering about down there where the fire is. How d’you know they aren’t still there?...That little ‘un-him with the mark on his face, I don’t see him. Where is he now?” (Golding, 46) Piggy shows his concern and feels he is responsible for his to protect all the boys on the island. The fire symbolizes hope and rescue but shows it can be dangerous with carelessness. Lastly, despite the older treating the littluns as another target to bully, Piggy shows the littluns sympathy and respect. “The small boy held out his hands for the conch and the assembly shouted with laughter; at once he snatched back his hands and started to cry…Let him have the conch!” Piggy is considerate to the littleluns feelings and attempts to help the boy feel better rather than worst. Piggy fought for his beliefs and gave the littlun the right of speech with the

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