Simon As A Christ Figure In Lord Of The Flies

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Essence of Christ in Youth Throughout the test of time, Christ has been idolized in many different ways. Christ has been seen as the one man who has changed history. This can be seen in many different works of literature such as The Lord of the Flies. We as readers see this represented mostly in Simon for many reasons. Simon is a Christ figure because of his physical appearance compared to the other boys, he meditates to keep his inner peace, and the manner in which he had died. Appearance means a lot to this world, it changes the way people perceive you as a person. When the readers first meet Simon we see him appear as “a skinny, vivid little boy, with a glance coming up from under a hut of straight hair that hung down, black and coarse”
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