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Lord of the Flies by William Golding - it is about the first chapter and the 3 main characters in it - piggy ralph and jack merridew i believe that improvements could be to add a bit more detail to the character maybe more symbolism Lord of the Flies Chapter 1 - Characters Piggy The first impression that I get of Piggy is as a follower This is because it sounds as though he is always behind Ralph and calls fro him to wait up Although she is not present on the island with him he obeys his auntie by not running due to his asthma He also tells Ralph that has been wearing spectacles since he was three showing as though he is the type of child that is usually made fun of because of his appearance He too ate some fruit on the island which gave him diarrhoea When he got up again he shuffled his way towards Ralph again This shows that he was following him As he reached the terrace unlike Ralph he had to lower himself down from it and couldnt jump of it because of his weight When he told Ralph about being called Piggy in his old school Ralph laughed at him Although he was being made fun of we can notice that people didnt recognize him much because at this he grinned reluctantly at so much recognition He copied Ralph by taking off his shoes and socks to go into the warm water The actions of Piggy carefully placing his clothes on the ledge suggests that he was more organised and cared more about his clothes than Ralph did As a child his dad died and he lost his mother Therefore his auntie gave him sweets in replacement for love He could have as many sweets as he wanted whenever he wanted This suggests one possible reason for his obesity Although Ralph suggests
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