Lord of the Flies by William Golding

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How does Jack react to the death of Simon?

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In chapter nine, Simon climbs to the top of the mountain and discovers that the beast is simply the lifeless corpse of a dead paratrooper. Simon proceeds to climb down the mountain and attempts to tell the boys the important news as they are frantically dancing on the beach during a violent storm. Tragically, the boys mistake Simon for the beast and brutally murder him. In the next chapter, Ralph, Piggy, and Samneric experience guilt and shame for...

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