Simon - Character Study: "Lord of the Flies" by William Golding

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  • Tall
  • Dark hair
  • A "biggun"


  • He is a very caring boy - he helps the littluns get fruit off a tree at the start of the novel.
  • A secretive boy - he has his own hiding place in the forest.
  • He defends Piggy when Jack hits him.
  • Intelligent.


  • Religious connotation - a Jesus like figure. Simon is a boy who is caring, sees what the real evil in the world is and is killed for doing nothing wrong.
  • He is tormented by the pig's head in his vision, like Jesus is tempted by the devil in the desert.
  • Simon could show that the real cause of…


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