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Question Question Compare the ways in which Piggy and Simon attempt to prevent the boys from descending into savagery? You should consider in your answer Piggy’s intelligence and how the boy’s reject his suggestions The debates over the rescue fires and shelters The conflict between Jack and Piggy Simons attempts to discover the truth about the beast The deaths of Piggy and Simon
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Piggy Piggy Early encounters with Piggy set in our minds the type of character he is for the rest of the book “I was the only boy in our school what had asthma” Endlessly talking of his auntie His failed attempts at getting his point across His strong opinions, and vast general knowledge How Piggy reacts to the different situations he is placed in Doesn’t join in when they all go to start a fire, he calls them “Kids” Doesn’t retaliate violently to his glasses being stolen “Clings” to the conch till the bitter end Always tries to bring adult reasoning to the situations he is placed in
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Simon Simon From the very beginning we can get a strong feeling for the type of character that he is. He is kind natured , he helps the littluns get fruit (p51) He has a powerful understanding of the fears which the boys are experiencing and appreciates that the fear is related to “mankind’s essential illness” How Simon reacts to the different situations he is placed in
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2011 for the course ENG 1001 taught by Professor Hager during the Spring '11 term at University of Florida.

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