Lord of the Flies

Where does Simon believe the beast comes from? How is he correct?


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Simon has the audacity to speak the truth and isolate one of Golding's major themes in the book. Simon summons the courage to say that “What I mean is . . . maybe it's (the beast) only us” Of course this metaphorical wisdom is far beyond the boys' comprehension.