How would you describe or explain the life-like figure that Simon and the flies discovered and what Simon had to do with it?
After Simon has regained consciousness after his epileptic attack he knows that the 'beast' is just a part of each and every one of them. He therefore climbs the mountain to see for himself what it was that Samneric, and later Ralph, Jack and Roger, mistook for a real beast. Simon find the dead body of an airman, which is made to move in a life-like manner when gusts of wind catch the parachute which is still attached to the body. Simon frees the trapped parachute lines from the rocks, which allows the figure to slump at rest, no longer a puppet at the mercy of the wind.
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He got killed because Jack's tribe was having a feast and got caught up in the excitement of chanting and dancing around the fire. Simon just happened to crawl out of the forest at the same time and believing he was the beast the boys attacked and killed him. Afterwards they left him on the beach wi…th his blood staining the sand. Sea creatures surrounded his body as the tide pulled him out to sea and he disappeared forever.. It was a frenzied attack on a defenceless Simon. Just a point, the instruction to describe something does not constitue a question, not even if you tack a question mark onto the end of the sentence. ( Full Answer )
The lord of the flies tells Simon that they cannot escape him, the beast, for it is inside themselves. They are the beast. It also tells him that 'he' is going to have fun, and everyone will kill him.
Simon dies at the end of chapter 9: A view to a Death. Simon had climbed to the top of the mountain and discovered that the so called beast was simply the body of a dead parachutist. He made his way through the darkening jungle to inform the other boys, who were attending a feast thrown by Jack on t…he beach, of his discovery. A storm was brewing and after eating the boys began to do their 'pig dance.' In the flickering light of the fire and the flashes of lightening the over excited boys saw Simon stumble from the forest and mistook him for the beast. They attacked Simon and beat, punched, bit and clawed him to death. ( Full Answer )
Simon was killed by everyone except Piggy. He was crawling out of the woods in the dark and the boys thought it was the beast so they beat him.
The undisputed littluns are described as being around six years old. Ralph is the oldest boy and he is twelve years and a few months old. Simon is described as being in the dubious region between littluns and biguns so presumably he is around 8 or 9 years old.
Questions tend to include How, Why, Where, When or similar words. The instruction to describe or explain something is not a question, not even if you add a question mark onto the end of a sentence.
There is never any mention of Simon's family. The only things known about Simon's life before his arrival on the island are what Jack reveals. Simon was part of the choir and was prone to fainting. Piggy told Ralph that both of his parents were dead and that he lived with his auntie, so Piggy was …an orphan. ( Full Answer )
Simon is originally a chior member, but is very odd, the other boys think he is "batty". He suffers from fainting fits (epilepsy?) and is very prophetic. Could Golding have wanted him to symbolise a Jesus figure?
During his internalised conversation with 'The Lord of the Flies' Simon is really just talking to the darkness within himself, the part of himself that has the capacity to do evil. Essentially he is simply arguing and talking to himself during an epileptic fit. His inner evil tells him that, and I q…uote... "Fancy thinking that the beast was something that you could hunt and kill!... You knew, didn't you? That I'm part of you?" This was essentially just Simon confirming in his own mind what he's earlier said during a meeting, and I quote... "Maybe there is a beast... What I mean is... maybe it's only us." ( Full Answer )
Simon is a quite boy who keeps to himself a lot. Simon is happy to pick ripe fruit for the littluns who are unable to reach it. He admires Ralph and is happy to help him build shelters and is also happy to run an errand for Ralph, through the darkening jungle when the rest of the boys are scared of …the prospect. Simon thinks a lot and seems to have realised, along with Ralph, that the beast is simply part of themselves and not some sort of creature, as most of the other boys believe. Simon faints on occasion and also seems to suffer from epilepsy, which would account for his imagined conversation with the Lord of the Flies, his nose bleed and subsequent collapse. The need to avoid being seen while experiencing an epileptic fit would also account for Simon's desire to spend time alone in his 'secret place.' ( Full Answer )
Simon is killed at the end of chapter 9. The boys are having areenactment of the pig hunt when Simon, who is delirious andhallucinating, crawls into the ring of boys. The boys first thinkhe is the beast and start killing him. When they realize it isSimon and not the beast, they are to caught up and …excited to stop.After Simon is killed, all the boys avoid talking about it becausethey are embarrassed. ( Full Answer )
he had fainting fits, it was a hallucination that occured just before he became unconcious
Simon is a member of Jack's choir, he is the boy who faints when the choir first arrive at the platform, in answer to Ralph blowing the conch. Jack also mention that Simon had fainted on previous occasions in Addis and Gib'. Simon is described as being in the grey area between biguns and little'uns …but he is generally counted as a bigun. He is small, skinny and has dark hair and bright lively eyes, which decieved Ralph into believing him to be delightfully wicked. Simon seems to suffer from epilepsy and often goes off by himself to his "special place" in the jungle. Simon is introverted and a deep thinker, it is he who suspects and then discovers that the beast is not a creature but the evil within themselves. Simon is beaten to death by the over excited boys, who mistake him for the beast when he staggers from the jungle and onto the beach during the dance which is taking place at Jack's feast. ( Full Answer )
This is yet another example of something which is not a question but is in fact an assignment set by your teacher for you to do.
In Lord of the Flies, the novel by William Golding, Simon, on themountainside, frees the parachutist's lines. The novel waspublished in 1954.
When Simon discovers that 'the beast' which Samneric had seen on the mounatin top is simply the dead body of an airman he untangles the parachute lines which have caused the body to move like a puppet when the wind blows.
The life-like figure which Simon and the flies had both found was the dead body of the airman on top of the mountain. The parachute lines which were still attached to the body had become tangled in the rocks and caused the top part of the seated figure to slump forward or 'sit up' depending on how t…he wind blew on the blue parachute. The body was held together by its suit of rubber and canvas but the exposed face had rotten down to the bare white bone and teeth. ( Full Answer )
After Simon has regained consciousness after his epileptic attack he knows that the 'beast' is just a part of each and every one of them. He therefore climbs the mountain to see for himself what it was that Samneric, and later Ralph, Jack and Roger, mistook for a real beast. Simon find the dead body… of an airman, which is made to move in a life-like manner when gusts of wind catch the parachute which is still attached to the body. Simon frees the trapped parachute lines from the rocks, which allows the figure to slump at rest, no longer a puppet at the mercy of the wind. ( Full Answer )
Simon was the silent boy and very helpful to little boys and he always stand with Ralph
The identical twin brothers are called Sam and Eric, or Samneric for short, not Simon and Eric. In chapter 6: Beast From air Samneric simultaneously describe the beast, and I quote.... "It was furry. There was something moving behind its head--wings. the beast moved too---" "that was awful. It kind …of sat up---" "There were eyes---" "Teeth---" "Claws--" "The beast followed us---" "I saw it slinking behind the trees---" ( Full Answer )
Simon realizes that the "beast" on the island is in fact, a real man who has just died and happened to land on the Mountain Top. Simon then goes to the man and untangles him and lets him go. When he goes to tell all the other boys about it.... well... he dies. The boys murder him in fear that he is …the beast because it was dark and they didn't know ( Full Answer )
Simon is a quite boy who keeps to himself a lot. He is in the disputed area between biguns and littluns, so he is probably around 8, 9 or 10. He is described as being a skinny, vivid little boy with a pointed chin, a mop of straight black hair and bright eyes that had deceived Ralph into thinking hi…m delightfully gay and wicked. Simon represents a Jesus Christ. He doesn't say much, but when he speaks he says something of importance. His presence brings out the beauty in nature, and when he is mentioned in the novel, the scene is described in a way that is aesthetically pleasing. ( Full Answer )
Simon is described in the book as being in the grey area between biguns and little'uns but he is generally counted as a bigun. He is small, skinny and has dark hair and bright lively eyes, which decieved Ralph into believing him to be delightfully wicked.
He finds a pigs head on a stick with flies buzzing round it ( The lord of the flies) , this then 'speaks' to him with the voice of the schoolteacher and basically says mean things to him.
He is involved in an airplane crash that leaves him stranded on a deseart island. He witnesses the Lord of the Flies during a seizure and it either torn apart or beaten to death by the other boys and is washed out to sea afterwards.
Yes he was. He had just found out that the beast lives within and was going to tell all the boys. But the boys were having a feast and partying. When he comes out of the jungle, the boys think he is the beast and stab him to death, everyone takes part. The next day everyone realizes it is Simon; yet… no one will admit it was. :) ( Full Answer )
Simon is a very symbolic part of Lord of the Flies. His gentleness throughout the novel, and the fact that he never strays from this, shows that he, possibly alone among the boys, gets his goodness from within, it is not just conditioned by society. His illness links to old fasion viws that people w…ith disorders such as his have mystical qualities. It is also Simon that gives us an insight into the evil of the island via his interaction with "the lord of the flies". His death is also symbolic- as he died trying to tell the other boys the truth about the parachutist- in a way making him a martyr. The fact that if the boys had listened to him they would not have to be afraid of the beast also adds a sense of irony to the novel. ( Full Answer )
In Chapter 8, Simon discovers the "real" beast is a pig (sow) head on a stick, which is the Lord of the Flies... the lord of the flies also claims that the boys created the beast and everyone of the boys is a beast in himself.... In Chapter 9, the so called beast Samneric saw in earlier chapters …and the same so called beast on top of the mountain that Roger, Ralph, and Jack saw is just a dead body of an airman in a parachute (Simon's discovery)... he then untangled the parachute lines...the wind caused the body to move like a puppet ( Full Answer )
Simon is the Christ-figure in Lord of the Flies. He disappears to private clearings in the island to appreciate and commune with nature. Later in the novel, he goes alone to the top of the mountain to investigate the parachuter. After his death, his body is surrounded by a glowing halo of sea life a…nd drifts away. ( Full Answer )
He got killed because Jack's tribe was having a feast and got caught up in the excitement of chanting and dancing around the fire. Simon just happened to crawl out of the forest at the same time and believing he was the beast the boys attacked and killed him.
-Spoiler warning- Simon is what's known in literature as the "Christfigure". His plot line is very similar to that of Jesus from Christian mythology and often peacefully confronts the key antagonist (and dies in result). This is shown primarily when, on page 56, Simon helps the littl'uns get the …fruit they couldn't reach. Another example is his encounter with Beelzebub, the Lord of the Flies starting on page 143. ( Full Answer )
Simon represents the spiritual side of man as well as the goodness in a mans heart. He is used to parallel the savage actions of the other boys.
Simon dies because the boys mistaken that simon is the beast. They thought Simon was the beast because it was lightning and dark, they coukdnt see very well. The boys chant "Kill the Beast! Cut his throat! Let him in!" and they spear simon. They tear and bruise and kill Simon little by little. Simon… falls off the cliff and floats onto the see. Then suddenly the storm ends, everyone sees that it was not the beast they were killing. It was Simon..... -Mikey Chillde ( Full Answer )
If you want it bluntly; he was killed. When in the night, when there was a party going on with the tribe that Jack led, he ran down from the mountain screaming about a dead body, right when they were doing a death chant or something of that sort. Simon was mistaken for the beast that they all fea…red, and in turn they either: a) beat him to death b) stabbed him to death c) they knew it was him and killed him anyway cause he was 'batty' Anyway, when they killed him, the ocean had swept him up slightly, but the next morning, Piggy finds him along with Ralph. ( Full Answer )
There are many Biblical references in Lord of the Flies. One being Simon as "God". He is a nice caring person, just as God or jesus was!
'We could make scratches on bark and rub black stuff in.' (page 24) 'We used his specs ... He helped that way.' (page 42) 'What I mean is ... Maybe it's only us.' (page 96) 'I think we ought to climb the mountain' (page 141) These are all the things Simon said during the book that I gathere…d when I read it, in chronological order and organized as best I could by conversation. "I'll come." "We could make scratches on bark, and rub black stuff in." "I'm hungry." "like candles. Candle bushes. Candle buds. "Blue flowers-" "We used his specs, he helped that way." "Up a bit." "Sorry.". "You're chief. You tell 'em off." "As if it wasn't a good island." "As if, the beastie, the beastie or the snake-thing, was real. Remember?". "One side's broken." "I wanted-to go to a place-a place I know." "Just a place I know. A place in the jungle.". "Maybe, maybe there is a beast." "I don't know, butâ¦" "What I mean isâ¦ maybe it's only us." "We could be sort ofâ¦". "What's the dirtiest thing there is?". "Me. Simon." "Go on being chief." "You'll get back to where you came from." "All the same. You'll get back all right. I think so anyways." "No, I'm not. I just think you'll get back all right.". "I'll go if you like. I don't mind, honestly." "I thought there might be something to do. Something we-" "I think we ought to climb the mountain." "What else is there to do?". "I know that. "Pig's head on a stick." "What else is there to do?" ( Full Answer )
The Lord of the Flies grosses him out. He gets dehydrated and hallucinates that the Lord of the Flies talks to him, so he gets scared.
Because Simon is halucinating. The Lord of the Flies speaks to Simon to tell him about how they are acting. Simon is the only sane person on the island who has not commited a violent act.
No, however the boys did murder him by tearing him apart, as gruesome as it sounds.
Simon is first referred to (though not by name quite yet) as he faints in the first conch meeting.
Most people would say that Ralph is the protagonist in Lord of the Flies because we experience the island through his eyes. But one can also say that Simon is the protagonist because he stands out in the book. He is the one who discovers the truth about the beast. One of the most important themes in… the book, is civilization vs. savagery. Simon stands out because he doesn't representate either like the other boys. Moral is the most important for him and he is the one to discover the thrue evil within the others. ( Full Answer )
he has a fit and imagines the Lord of the Flies talking to him, he is chosen by the author as he is the cypher and the one that is most likely to understand the message the Lord of the Flies gives, which is that the beast is within.
Simon is the reference to the authors meaning that all people are born evil and with society we teach them to be good Simon was the one good thing on the island and is compared to jeasus ie he talks to the lord of flies which in the bible is bealzabuv the devil second in comand
He is seen as someone who is slightly separate from society- e.g the passing out etc. Also he is almost the sensible voice of the group of the boys except Piggy so when he dies a part of the sensibleness of the boys dies too- the boys begin to go wild afterwards
Simon is afraid that if he faps to hard then the group might collapse which means no more blow jobs for poor old Simon! :(
Simon is never actually buried in Lord of the flies, his body is taken out to sea by the tide after he dies.
He is described as having long, tangled, black hair that curtains his face and he has a small, frail, brown frame (body structure).
The lord of the flies is Allah in his earthbound form He tells Simon that he must spread Allahs name and he hands him a Koran. Later in the story, this meeting causes Simon to suicide bomb himself and this kills everyone but Ralph
Jack and Simon are both members of the private school choir, (with Jack as the Captain) and they work together the majority of the time, but Simon also helps out Ralph. Eventually, Jack will form his own tribe against Ralph.
In Lord of the Flies, Chapter 9, Simon frees the parachutist'slines from the rock on the mountainside.