What is your view of the significance of Simon in this novel and what does his presence contribute to your understanding of Golding’s view of human nature?

What is your view of the significance of Simon in this novel and what does his presence contribute to your understanding of Golding’s view of human nature?

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What is your view of the significance of Simon in this novel and what does his presence
contribute to your understanding of Golding's view of human nature?

The persona of Simon in this book is characterised mainly by his appearance and fragile body.
We first find out about Simon when…

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`maybe it's only us' is key when we try to understand Golding's view of human nature. The
phrase tells us that it is us, who has `mankind's essential illness' and it is us who is to blame
when things go bad. This sentence further reinforces the congruence of Simon with…

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