Poor Piggy the Great

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Different people in the world are often a representation of past leaders in society, as demonstrated in Lord of the Flies, a novel by William Golding. Piggy represents the voice of logic, who's intelligence and good intentions are distorted by his physical and emotional weaknesses. Piggy is often able to determine a cause or course of action in any situation. His scientific way of thinking frequently proves to be logical when applied. His knowledge of …

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…to any verbal abuse provided by the other boys because of his ever lasting fear of rejection. In the end, Piggy's intellectual knowledge and good judgment are not enough to prevent him from being killed by a huge boulder, due to his lack of good eye sight. William Golding successfully shows us how reason and logic play a role in society, but are not always enough to prevent certain evil forces from taking a toll.