Lord of the Flies by William Golding

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In Chapter 10of Lord of the Flies, what role do piggy and ralph say they have in the attack of Simon?

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In Chapter Ten of Lord of the Flies, Ralph brings up "the highly charged issues of Simon's death at their hands." As Ralph is brooding over the event of killing Simon, Ralph points out that they have murdered Simon. Piggy denies it. He claims that he was outside the circle. Then Ralph thinks about it. He too remembers being outside the circle when the other boys were murdering Simon. 

Piggy objects to the term murder and does not want Samneric "to know that he and Ralph were at least somewhat...

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