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Lord of the Flies

  • Welcome to Paradise, For Now!

    Welcome to Paradise, For Now!
    The two boys meet and discuss the fact that their plane has crashed, and that there aren’t any grown-ups anywhere.
    They decide there must be some more boys around here somewhere, because there were a lot of them on the plane.
    We hear extensively of Piggy’s “ass-mar.”
    Ralph makes his way toward the lagoon, and when Piggy catches up with him, they both swim in the water that’s as warm “as blood.”
    Piggy, embarrassed about revealing h
  • The Conch

    The Conch
    Ralph makes his way toward the lagoon, and when Piggy catches up with him, they both swim in the water that’s as warm “as blood.” The boys put their clothes back on and as they’re looking around find a large white shell which Piggy identifies as a conch. He tells Ralph how to blow in it to make a noise. As the boys come out of the woodwork, Piggy makes a big deal out of learning all their names.
  • Vote For Me!

    Vote For Me!
    When the time comes to vote for chief, Piggy is the only boy outside of the choir that doesn’t vote for Ralph – at first. He’s still bitter about the nickname thing, but he gets over it and “grudgingly” votes for him anyway. Piggy is told he can’t go with the boys on an expedition because of his portly nature and “ass-mar.”
  • It's a Bird, It's a Plane, IT'S A BOAT

    It's a Bird, It's a Plane, IT'S A BOAT
    Suddenly, Ralph sees a tiny streamer of smoke coming up far out on the ocean. As he stands up shouting, the boys all jump out of the water to see the ship that is within sight. Piggy is immediately frantic, wondering if the signal fire is still lit, and Ralph runs up the mountain to see.
  • Listen to me!!!!!!

    Listen to me!!!!!!
    At an assembly, Piggy demands that a littlun be allowed to speak. When the boy is too shy to speak to the general crowd, Piggy interprets. The boys climb to the top of the mountain to make a signal fire, collecting dry firewood on the way, and use Piggy’s specs to magnify the light and start the fire. Piggy is mad because the boys stole his glasses . He grabs the conch from Ralph and begins complaining because no one pays attention to him.
  • Home Sweet Home

    Home Sweet Home
    Piggy lies on his stomach staring into the water and suggests that Simon could help Ralph build the shelters they need. He doesn’t seem to feel much compulsion to help out, citing his asthma as the reason that he can’t exert himself. More time has passed. Piggy is among the boys trying to build shelters and keep the signal fire going.
  • One Eye

    One Eye
    Jack punches Piggy and his glasses fly off. Piggy screeches and crouches down, feeling around for them. When Simon hands them to him, Piggy realizes that one of the lenses is broken, leaving him with vision in just one eye.
  • "But..... I......"

    "But..... I......"
    After Ralph calls a meeting to discuss the beast, Piggy states that there is no beast, but that that doesn’t mean there isn’t any fear. The idea that the beast might be a ghost is discussed and Piggy flips out, insisting that ghosts don’t exist. Someone yells at him to shut up, and the whole meeting begins to disintegrate.
  • If we can't go up there. Let's bring up there, here.

    If we can't go up there. Let's bring up there, here.
    The next morning, the boys tell Piggy about the beast that they saw on the mountaintop. Piggy finally comes up with the brilliant idea that, if they are all too scared to go up on the mountain, they should instead build a new signal fire down by the beach.
  • We didn't mean it!

    We didn't mean it!
    Ralph and Piggy finally give in and go to Jack’s feast, along with all the other boys. Piggy accepts food from Jack at the feast. When things start getting out of hand, Piggy suggests quietly to Ralph that this would probably be a good time them to leave. But before they leave, Piggy ends up taking part in Simon’s murder.
  • Bye bye Piggy

    Bye bye Piggy
    Piggy yells at Ralph and Jack to let him speak and holds up the conch. Surprisingly, everyone quiets down. He suggests that law and rescue is better than hunting and breaking things up. Roger pushes a huge rock off the cliff and onto Piggy. The rock falls from the cliff and strikes him, and smashing the conch. Piggy lands below on out-jutting rock and smashes his head. The boys watch in horror as the waves wash up and suck Piggy’s body out to sea.