Ralph is the main character of this story. Ralph is one of the oldest boys. He has blue eyes and blond hair. He is the chosen leader of the boys. He wants to make a fire, so trespassing ships could see it, so they could be rescued. He likes rules and he wants things to be organized. He is a real leader, but he doesn't like the responsibility of this leadership. He doesn't like fighting. Other characters
Piggy is called 'piggy' because he is very fat. He has asthma, which's one of the reasons why he has been raised very protected. He wears glasses and without them he almost can't see anything. He doesn't like working with his hands. He likes to read books and to think. That's why the others don't accept him. He's an outsider. But Ralph realizes that he can use Piggy's thinking. Piggy gets scared very fast and often. Jack only wants to hunt and to have fun. He doesn't have any feeling for responsibility. He's one of the older boys too. He wants to be the leader. He wants to have absolute power. I think he hates Piggy and Ralph. Behavior Jack hates Piggy. He is always teasing him. Jack doesn't like Ralph either, because Ralph is the leader and he's not. They don't agree about things very much. In the beginning Piggy in nice to everybody, bur at the end, just before his death, I think he hates Jack. Piggy treats Ralph as a friend. In the beginning Ralph doesn't like Piggy, but at the end he likes him more and more. Ralph doesn't like Jack, but accepts Jack as the way he is.