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In "Lord of the Flies," what further characteristics of Piggy are revealed in chapter 2?

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In chapter two, Piggy reveals that he is a logical, sensible individual during the assembly by accurately describing the boys' situation and attempting to solve the issue regarding the "beastie" pragmatically. Piggy's insistence that Jack obey the conch and not interrupt others while they are addressing the group reveals that he values democracy and organization. When the boys rush toward the top of the mountain in the middle of the assembly, Piggy chastises them for their adolescent behavior, which reveals that he is mature and intellectually...

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