Lord of the Flies

What prophetic statement does Simon say to Ralph?

Why do you thin golding has Simon say it? Chapter 7

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Simon whispers in Ralph's ear, "You’ll get back all right.” There are no concrete reasons for Simon knowing this. Simon, however, is our Christ-figure. He says and does things that are beyond the boys' comprehension. Golding put Simon in the story to offer a wisdom that none of the boys have. It is a mystery where or how he is so evolved but his prophesy certainly carries some weight; Simon has never been wrong before.