Lord of the Flies

Why do Ralph, Piggy, and Samneric lie about their part in Simon's death, or use the darkness as an exuse?

When Simon dies

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Simon was well loved, and each of these characters well understands the difference between right and wrong. After the fact, none of them wants to admit they've been a part of such a horrific, barbaric event...... can you blame them for not wanting to admit their part in Simon's death?