lord of the flies PIGGY quotes

“we ought to have a meeting” acts like an adult intellectually, represents order of the civilised world.
“arms and legs twitched a bit, like a pig’s after it had been killed” clear parallel comparison between death of both, death of piggy shows the symbol of civilised behaviour has now been destroyed, the boys have become to treat each other like animals.also, golding uses his death to show how structure and democracy cannot survive due to the faults of human’s and evil within man.
“life [..] is scientific, thats what it is. […] I know there isn’t no beast” double negatives show piggy certainty of the non existence of the beast, shows piggy is theoretical; uses logic to solve problems, takes a logic outlook.
“piggy sought in his mind for words to convey his passionate willingness to carry the conch against all odds” piggy’s willingness to carry the conch describes his drive to maintain a civil society in a dire situation, after all the events piggy still values the conch as a symbol of civilisation.
“my! you’ve made a big heap haven’t you?” when the boys see the fire as a source of enjoyment piggy sees it as a potential danger.irony: piggy can’t see clearly however he is able to ‘see’ the danger and truth more clearly than the other boys,the manner and tone is almost paternal, exclamation shows his concern.
social class Piggy is of a lower social class than most of the other boys on the island. We can tell this by his accent and grammar (“them fruit”). Consequently, he is considered “an outsider” by most of the other boys. However, he proves himself to be the most practically minded boy on the island, suggesting that they “have a meeting”, “make a list” of names. His intelligence is symbolised by his glasses. Although most of the boys never recognise Piggy’s foresight, Ralph learns to overcome class prejudice and see Piggy as a “true, wise, friend”.
sense of British authority Although generally a sympathetic character, Piggy is also the voice of some less appealing views in the book. Even near the end, Piggy retains faith in the idea that the British are naturally superior to other “savage” cultures, as he says, “which is better – to be a pack of painted nig*rs like you are, or sensible like Ralph.” In this respect, Piggy, although intelligent, lacks the true insight that Ralph gains – that “darkness” is not to do with the colour of someone’s skin, but is at “the heart of man.”

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