Piggy Murder Quotes

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Piggy tries to convince himself that Simon's death was not murder but an accident, "that's what it was. An accident." (Chapter 10, Pg.157) but Ralph, he believes it was murder, "That was murder." (Chapter 10, Pg.156). Piggy also tries to convince Ralph that it was an accident because Ralph is beating himself up for what had happened, "he hadn't no business crawling like that out of the dark...He asked for it...It was an accident." (Chapter 10, Pg.157). The reason why Ralph says "I got the conch." (Chapter 10, Pg.156) in a joking way is because he laughs at the idea of being civilized, having civilization on the island. He laughs because Piggy tries to tell him he's still chief, "You're still chief." Ralph laughed again. (Chapter 10, Pg.156)

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