Lord of the Flies

By William Golding

Poster By Brandon Andreotti

Character Analysis of Piggy

  • Piggy was chubby, wore glasses, and suffered from asthma. He was referred to as "the fat boy" throughout the story.
  • Piggy showed more leadership throughout the story and became wiser. Jack's group began to bully him throughout the story.
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The Setting

The setting was a tropical island that was deserted and had no people before the boys arrived. The island featured palm trees and a lagoon.


  • Rules are important because they teach the difference between right & wrong and everyone is treated equally.
  • This story shows that when people rebel against laws and rules, chaos occurs.
  • The story also shows that the boys lose their innocence. These are young boys who have to act like men and use violence for survival.

William Golding