Saturday, February 9, 2019

William Goldings Lord of the Flies: The Joy of Hating Piggy :: William Golding Lord of the Flies

William Goldings Lord of the Flies The Joy of Hating hoggishIn many an(prenominal) novels theres usu all(prenominal)y a character the reader loves to hate.Whether that character be a loser, a loner, or someone whos just chubby, weall have do fun of that particular person at least once in our lives.Throughout William Goldings novel, Lord of the Flies, he illustrates the joyof readers in hating swinishs character.In the descent of the novel, when Ralph meets Piggy after the planecrash, Piggy regretfully tells Ralph what the kids used to beseech him at school, They used to call me Piggy.(1) Ralph then shrieks with laughter and makesfun of Piggys nickname, Piggy Piggy(2) Ralph goes on and on with givingPiggy a dreary time, just as kids normally would. This could be Ralphs way oftrying to parry himself from the reality of the airplane smashup. By theauthors description of Piggy and the contents of Piggys talks, all of us havea good imagination of how he looks same(p) and how he acts. We can all relate to him asthat fat nerd that unendingly sat alone in the cafeteria. We all had nicknamesfor the loner. We knew deep down that this was a bad thing to do but weenjoyed putting him or her down.Piggy is smarter than most of the survivors. You could see this becausehe was aware of the situation around him whereas Ralph enjoyed the freedom. Itwas Piggys idea to write down all of the survivors names and he knew where toput the muckle in the conch and what it could be used for. Piggy is also cleverin which when he is asked to do something physical, whether it would beexercise or hard labour, he says he cannot do it because of his asthma, butmost people could see that he is lying. An example of this is when he wasafraid to swim.Piggy tip-toed down the sandy location of the pool, andsat there up to his neck in water make a face proudly atRalph. Arent you going to swim? Piggy shook his head.I cant swim. I wasnt allowed. My asthma----Sucks to your ass-mar (3)Ralph co uld easily tell that Piggy was lying, and whimping out.Piggy is different from the new(prenominal) survivors, he is considered as anoutsider. His body is different, he also thinks different from the some other boys.At first he is the only one talking close to and wanting to get rescued, yet allthe other boys are either happy with their freedom and exploring the island or

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