What did the pig's head say to Simon?

The pig's head, which identifies itself as the Lord of the Flies, confirms Simon's belief that there is not a tangible beast on the island. It also informs Simon that it is responsible for the savagery, animosity, and violence that consumes the boys. Finally, the pig's head warns Simon about attempting to put an end to the "fun" on the island and threatens his life.

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Toward the end of chapter eight, Simon hallucinates when he comes face-to-face with the Lord of the Flies in the middle of his secluded spot in the forest. When Simon hallucinates, the severed pig's head begins speaking to him and confirms his belief that the beast is not a tangible...

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Toward the end of chapter eight, Simon hallucinates when he comes face-to-face with the Lord of the Flies in the middle of his secluded spot in the forest. When Simon hallucinates, the severed pig's head begins speaking to him and confirms his belief that the beast is not a tangible creature that can be hunted or killed.

The Lord of the Flies begins by calling Simon a "silly little boy" and tells him to run off before the others begin to ridicule him. The severed pig's head then asks if Simon is afraid and admits that it is the beast. The Lord of the Flies tells Simon, "Fancy thinking the Beast was something you could hunt and kill!" It also takes credit for the savagery on the island and says that it is the reason things are "no go." The pig's head then instructs Simon to get back to the others and forget their meeting.

When Simon attempts to keep his balance and remain conscious, the Lord of the Flies threatens him by telling Simon that he should not try to escape. The Lord of the Flies also tells Simon,

I’m warning you. I’m going to get angry. D’you see? You’re not wanted. Understand? We are going to have fun on this island. Understand? We are going to have fun on this island! So don’t try it on, my poor misguided boy, or else—

The Lord of the Flies symbolically represents the presence of evil that exists inside each boy, and Simon's chilling interaction with the severed pig's head confirms his previous belief. Following Simon's interaction with the Lord of the Flies, he travels to the top of the mountain, where he discovers that what the other boys thought was the beast is simply a dead paratrooper. Tragically, Simon is brutally murdered before he can inform the boys of his discovery.

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