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Simon in "The Lord of Flies" is the only child who keeps his humanity and does not resort to savagery. When the boys begin to fight, he enters his secret hiding place in a cave. He's the wisest of the boys and understands just who "the beast" really is.

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Q: What does Simon do while the other boys are fighting?
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What does Simon do while the other boys are fighting in chapter 3?

Ralph and Jack don't actually fight in chapter three in fact they hardly even argue, they simply fail to communicate with each other. Each feels that his own views are more important than the other boys views are. Simon walks away, passes through the fruit trees and picks some fruit for some litluns, and then makes his way through the jungle to his 'secret place.'


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What is the meaning of the lord of flies to Simon?

Basically that "the beast" isn't something they can hunt or kill but an evil force inherit to the boys. It also tells Simon that he won't be able to escape and he will only find the beast among the other boys. Which comes true when the boys later kill Simon.


What evidence did the boys find to prove there is beast lord of the flies?

The first actual 'evidence' that the boys have other than what they claim to have seen is Simon's dead body and when Jack, the majority of the boys leader at the time said that Simon was the beast.


What evidence did the boys find to prove there is a beast Lord of the flies?

The first actual 'evidence' that the boys have other than what they claim to have seen is Simon's dead body and when Jack, the majority of the boys leader at the time said that Simon was the beast.


What does Simon try to tell the boys?

Simon wants to tell the other boys that 'the beast' on top of the mountain is not an animal with teeth, claws and wngs but simply the dead body of an airman wearing a parachute


What is the meaning of lord of the flies message to Simon?

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What message does Simon need to take to the other boys in Lord of the Flies chapter 9?

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What does it mean if a boy beats up other boys for you?

That means that he is fighting other people for your love.


In Lord of the Flies why is Simon killed?

Simon is killed at the end of chapter 9. The boys are having a reenactment of the pig hunt when Simon, who is delirious and hallucinating, crawls into the ring of boys. The boys first think he is the beast and start killing him. When they realize it is Simon and not the beast, they are to caught up and excited to stop. After Simon is killed, all the boys avoid talking about it because they are embarrassed.


What does Simon realize the other boys are unable to grasp?

that the beast is fake and only there in their minds, a figment of their imagination