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The Death of Piggy
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The Death of Piggy
The Climax in 'William Golding's' Novel 'Lord of the Flies'
Despite the immense difficulty and time it takes to transform your thoughts into words, William Golding has turned his thoughts into the thrilling yet thought-provoking novel, Lord of the Flies in 1954. Due to the immense success of the novel, in 1963 Harry Hook, decided to transform Golding's masterpiece into an enthralling film not remaining faithful to the novel, but trying to develop action and suspense.
Piggy is one of the major characters in the story, because his death brings about the climax in the novel. With his death, rational thinking and science is all lost. He is a fat, asthmatic boy who has the rare ability to think situations over and use actions to decide upon important matters. He has poor eyesight and is proud of being the only one to wear glasses 'I've been wearing specs since I was 3' (Golding, 9). He symbolizes the rational side of civilization. I believe that it is much more difficult to express action through words than through vision, hence detail and amount of stylistic techniques provided by Golding to make the images feel
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