Study Guide

Lord of the Flies Characters

By William Golding

Ralph

You know that boy in your seventh grade class who was irritatingly good at everything? That's...

Jack

For Jack, the island is like the best summer vacation ever. He gets to swear, play war games,...

Simon

The first time we see Simon, he's fainting, and things go downhill from there. From passing out...

Piggy

In the Lord of the Flies, Piggy starts off as the group's outcast and ends up smashed to an...

Roger

Roger is totally that kid on the playground who used to torture ants with a magnifying glass....

Sam and Eric

Piggy tries, but even he can't manage to keep Sam and Eric straight: "Which is Eric-? You?...

Percival

Poor Percival. We first hear about him when we learn that the littluns are not so much taken care...