Simon In Lord Of The Flies As A Christ Figure

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In William Golding’s Lord of the Flies, the character Simon is portrayed as a Christ Figure. To begin with, one of the evidence that Simon was a Figure of Christ was that both of them, Simon and Christ, have the people around put them to their deaths. Christ being crucified and Simon beaten to death; Christ was accused of lying about being the Son of God, while Simon was thought of as the ‘Beast.’ Secondly, both Christ and Simon helps the people around them. Simon would help the liluns with getting ripe fruits (56) for the reason that they could not reach it. The liluns have trust in him; he was the only one who actually takes care of them. He also helped Ralph when he was doubting their rescue. “I just think you’ll get back alright,” (William

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