a spec of civilization&power

by james r

"his specs use them as burning glasses"(golding,40)

this quote shows the power within piggys specs or glasses whoever has the specs also has the power to start fire.

"piggys glassesnflew off and tinkled on the rocks piggy cryed out in terror"(golding,71)


the breaking of piggys glasses shows the breaking of order and civilization.

"from his left hand dangled piggys broken glasses"(Golding,168)

Jack raids ralphs tribe for piggys glasses because whatever tribe has the glasses has the power of starting fire.