Lord of the Flies

How do the others react to Simon's opinion of the "beast" inhabiting the island?

in chapters 5-7 describe the reaction of the others to Simons opinion of the "beast" inhabiting the island.

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The others laughed at Simon.... they humiliated him.

Simon’s effort fell about him in ruins; the laughter beat him cruelly and he shrank away defenceless to his seat.


Lord of the Flies