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First meeting of Simon
"Then one of the boys flopped on his face in the sand and the line broke up."
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Description of him suggests he's secretive
"He was a skinny, vivid little boy, with a glance coming up from under a hut of straight hairthat hing down, black and coarse."
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Imaginative and perceptive which Jack then destroys
"Like candles. Candles Bushes. Candle Buds." "Jack slashed at one with his knife and the scent spilled over them"
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He is kind
"Simon found for them the fruit they could not reach.!
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He is at one with nature
"He walked with an accustomed tread through the acres of fruit trees."
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Ability to prophesy
"You'll get back to where you came from."
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His anxiety of speaking out
"Simon felt a perilous necessity to speak; but to speak in an assembly was a terrible thing to him. "Maybe there is a beast...maybe it's only us."
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Misunderstood by the boys
"Simon was not to be seen."
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Still not immune to inner savagery
"For a moment his movements were almost furtive." "He looked over his shoulder as Jack had done."
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Coversation with the Lord of the Flies
"Fancy thinking the beast was something you could hunt and kill! You knew didn't you? I'm part of you?" "You know perfectly well you'll only meet me down there- so don't try to escape!"
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Simon's murder
"The best stumbles into the horseshoe...Simon was crying out something about a dead man on a hill."
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Even in death, Simon is precious
"The line of his cheek became silvered and the turn of his shoulder became sculptured marble."
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Hewbrew equivilant of Simon meaning
He has heard
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Simon as a fighter or on his way to heaven
"The parachute took the figure forward, furrowing the lagoon and bumped it over the reef and out to sea."
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Not afriaid of the beast
"Simon pushed to Ralph's elbow. "I'll go if you like. I don't mind, honestly."
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Description of him suggests he's secretive

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"He was a skinny, vivid little boy, with a glance coming up from under a hut of straight hairthat hing down, black and coarse."

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Imaginative and perceptive which Jack then destroys

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He is kind

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He is at one with nature

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