Piggy Symbolism

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Piggy was never listened to about his ideas on how to be civilized or how to help in any way he can on the island but the Author William Golding used him for other purposes. Piggy was a sign for intelligence and for order in the boy’s camp instead of turning into savergy. Piggy also was not a very survivalist but he had the ideas of helping to be one during his time on the island with the boys but is a more of a follower instead of a leader at times on the island. They abuse him because he is a bigger boy than the rest of the them and Golding probably wanted this to happen in the book to symbolize something. Golding also uses Piggy’s death to symbolize the loss of all hope for civilization of the boys on the island until they are rescued. Piggy …show more content…
No one could take Piggy seriously because he was a bigger boy so that lowered his leadership skills because of nobody listening to him. While he was on the island when Simon was killed Piggy helped along with it he wasn’t a leader that time but he was a follower because he followed Jack into killing the “Beast.” So Piggy helped some themes along the way because it turned all of the boy’s innocence and civilization away from them but Piggy and Ralph was the only hope of being civil. Piggy at times was more of a follower than a leader because he followed the boys’ ideas more than he did try to implement his own ideas into keeping the boys into civilization. Piggy failed at being a leader but still excelled some of the themes forward but was a follower because of the things and who he would listen to while he was on the …show more content…
Piggy’s glasses showed signs for intelligence and order but none of the boys or even Ralph would listen to Piggy or any of the ideas that he might have had. Piggy tried to be a leader but couldn’t because no one could take him seriously so by the end he was more of a follower than a leader. Piggy’s death a lost cause for all or any civilization after he had killed Simon the boys who tried to create it failed at doing it after Piggy died because then they were targeted. Piggy helped so many things in the book leading up to some of the main points and themes that were in the book that he helped

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