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Like candles. Candle bushes. Candle buds.
Simon is different, he appreciates nature. Religious significance, light, reinforces Simon's Jesus figure.
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He's queer. He's funny.
Simon is other. He doesn't fit in with everyone else.
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Simon found for them the fruit they could not reach...passed them back down to the endless, outstretched hands.
Jesus parallel, helps his followers. Simon provides food humanly.
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Passions beat about Simon on the mountain-top with awful wings.
He is not part of this violence. Jesus-like figure.
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...maybe it's only us...Simon became inarticulate in his effort to express mankind's essential illness.
Simon is trying to say that the beast exists inside the boys. He is the only one who is really aware of the dark side each boy has and of the beast within. Simon just feels it but cannot explain it.
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Card 2

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Simon is other. He doesn't fit in with everyone else.

Back

He's queer. He's funny.

Card 3

Front

Jesus parallel, helps his followers. Simon provides food humanly.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

He is not part of this violence. Jesus-like figure.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Simon is trying to say that the beast exists inside the boys. He is the only one who is really aware of the dark side each boy has and of the beast within. Simon just feels it but cannot explain it.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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