Bullying In William Golding's Lord Of The Flies

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In William Golding’s, Lord of the Flies, Ralph and the other boys would make fun of Piggy for his name that the boys at the school gave him. They wouldn’t even ask him his real name, they just kept calling him Piggy, even though it hurt his feelings. Another form of bullying in Lord of the Flies was when they would make fun of the boy with the birthmark on his face, he couldn’t help that he was born like that, but they just keep making fun of him. Not to mention,the parents don’t know what’s going on because their child will not tell them that is going on during the school day. Also, when students are being bullied at school it should be the school’s job to stop it, not the parents.

What is bullying? According to Merrium-Webster dictionary bullying is abuse and mistreatment of someone vulnerable by someone stronger, more powerful. A bully doesn’t stop after mistreating someone one time, they constantly do it until someone stops them. A bully is usually bigger and taller than the kid they are picking on. As a matter of fact, We need to stop the bigger kids from picking on the little kids because no one deserves to be bullied. The only reason why the bigger kids pick on the smaller kids is because they don’t have a good home life and that’s how they get attention, because at home they don’t have anyone to give them attention.

There are many different reasons that students bully others, it could be for laughs or just because their other friends are bullying that

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