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Lord of the Flies Ralph His body described as golden It is Ralph who establishes organized sort of government for the group in order for them to be rescued to maintain peace and keep order Ralphs idea of maintaining a signal fire to get passing ships or plains attention and building the shelters and holding assemblies fall apart as most all of the boys join Jacks tribe Ralph is the only boy who is not a hunter but is only successful leader out of all the boys Jack Jack the lead singer in the school choir and Ralphs chief nemesis holds a certain power over the other choirboys The only time when he showed sympathy was when Simon faints It is Jack who leads the boys to turn to savage He always brought with him a knife and gradually became more and more obsessed with hunting and killing the pigs on the island It is these behaviors which later lead to the murders of Simon Piggy and nearly that of Ralph if grown-ups had not come to the boys rescue at the very last moment Piggy He is considered to be the intelligent one of the group He is overweight which lead to him getting the nickname Piggy He wears glasses which without he cannot see He initially discovers the conch and suggests that Ralph use it to call everyone He is always left to babysit the littluns when the boys go off on adventures because he is told by Ralph that he isnt good for this sort of thing Obviously made fun of in school he often feels left out early on in the story But towards the end he and Ralph become good friends His glasses are crucial to the boys survival both for keeping the signal fire lit and for roasting the meat they have hunted But later he is blinded when his glasses are stolen Piggy is killed
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