He often comes up with the solutions to the boys' problems.
His "intellectual daring" is revealed when he suggests moving the fire from the mountain.
In this novel, the boys become more savage because they fear the unknown; which is the root of the trouble that is caused on the island.
The Beast isn’t any physical character, Golding uses the beast as a symbol of the evil that exists in all the boys.
” (Page 36) multiple times, but the littluns don’t believe him.
From this moment on, the smallest of the boys begin to have bad dreams and are scared to go near the jungle.Before the boys arrived, the island was “pure and clean”.However, the boys brought evil to it, and with this evil there was destruction.Several examples are in the book, for instance, none of the little boys want to go near the jungle to gather dry wood, so they settle for wet, rotting wood instead.Their fear of the unknown is evident in the quote, “Daddy said they haven’t found all the animals in the sea yet” (Page 88).Life to him is purely "scientific" and as such, he says that there is no beast since reason and rationality cannot go hand in hand with superstitions and irrational fears.He wears a "martyred expression of a parent" and lectures the boys for acting like a "senselessâ€¦crowd of kids".Throughout his life on the island, Piggy remains focused on the most important thing for them to do: to keep the fire going in order for the boys to be rescued.Piggy has a very sharp sense of perception and can provide insight into the boys' relationships.When they spot the dead paratrooper who has landed on the mountain, the boys feel sure that they have proof of a beast’s existence.In fact a beast does roam the island, but not in the form the boys imagine. They think the beastie comes in the dark to get them.