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  • Simon To Jesus Christ
    628 words
    Lord of the Flies The Lord of the Flies had 4 main characters: Ralph, Simon, Jacky, and Piggy. All of the boys had a profound impact on the book but one boy was very intense and amazing. That boy was Simon. Simon was the kind of person who kept to himself and looked at the world from a different point of view. His disease made him take life much more seriously than the rest of the group. The ironic thing about this is that even though he took life more seriously than others, he was the first to ...
  • Simon And Christ
    712 words
    'CHRIST' IN LORD OF THE FLIES Many critics have compared the character of Simon in the book Lord of the Flies to a Christ figure. After reading this book I also found out that Simon and Christ had a lot in common. The first time we, readers start considering Simon a special person, different from the others is when we see him the only one to helping the to gather fruits they were unable to reach. 'Simon found for them the fruit they could not reach, pulled off the choicest from up in the foliage...
  • Simon's Death Parallels Jesus Death
    540 words
    The Lord of the Flies was written by William Golding. Simon is one of the major characters in this novel. Simon's character lives by what is morally right as opposed to the rest of the island. Simon represents essential human goodness. There are many biblical parallels in the Lord of the Flies that result in Simon being compared to Christ. One reason Simon is regarded as the Christ figure in Lord of the Flies is that he commits many selfless acts just like Jesus Christ did. Simon chooses to stay...
  • Lord Of The Flies Parallels Between Simon And Jesus
    640 words
    The character of Simon in William Golding's Lord of the Flies has often been viewed as the Christ figure of the novel. If you were to examine the actions of both Simon and Jesus, you would find a number of incidents that parallel each other. One of the first things that Simon does that depicts a Christ-like action, is found in chapter 3 when he helps the litt luns get fruit, "Simon found for them the fruit they could not reach" (Golding 56). During his lifetime, Jesus often aided the hungry, one...
  • Truth And Goodness Simon
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    Simon: the great philosopher of the island, is the only one of the boys to see the truth about the beast and the island. He understands that the beast is not a real thing but it is the object of the boys fear and hate, and he is the first to see that the behavior of the boys is self destructive 'They talk and scream. The little uns even some of the others. As if - As if it wasnt a good island. Astonished at the interruption, they looked up at Simons serious face (52). The observation Simon made ...

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