Lord of the Flies: Simon Revision

Summary of Simon from chapters 1-12

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Simon ­Kind ­Sensitive ­Introvert ­Perceptive ­`Spiritual'
Chapter 1:
`He's always throwing a faint' ­weak
From the beginning Ralph is described as the different outsider
`He was a skinny, vivid little boy'
`Like candles'- reaction to flowers on the island
Chapter 2:
Simon sticks up for what is true and right- gets on with everyone ­Christ like
Reader is aware that Simon is different from the other boys
Chapter 3
`As if it wasn't a good island'
`Simon he helps' `Simon's always about'
`He's queer. He's funny'
`small, skinny boy'
`Simon found for them the fruit...the choicest from up in the foliage, passed
then back down to the endless, outstretched arms'- Christ-like figure
`He came at last to a place where more sunshine fell'- connected to natural
Chapter 4:
Finds Piggy's glasses
`Simon siting between the twins and Piggy, wiped his mouth and shoved his piece
of meat over the rocks to Piggy'
Simon is a supportive character: `stood by him silently'
Chapter 5:
Is the first time Simon speaks at a meeting `o speak to the assembly was
terrible to him'
Simon is only one who understands beast yet no one listens to what he has to say
`Go in being chief' ­support
`Simon opened his mouth to speak but Ralph had the conch, so he backed his
`He hesitated' ­shy
Chapter 6:
`I don't believe in the beast'
Cares for others ­carried boy to shelter

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Shy person- doesn't like speaking
Chapter 7:
`You'll get back to where you come from'- reassuring Ralph and gives him
`I'll go if you like.…read more


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