In Lord of the Flies, where does Simon go after his fight with Ralph and Jack?

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Simon is very much the earth-child of the group. A gentle, solitary individual, he feels much closer to nature than he does to the other boys. Unlike most of the others he doesn't relish conflict, and he tries to avoid confrontation wherever possible. In chapter 3, Simon is the only one who's been helping Ralph build huts on the beach. Ralph is furious with the other boys and gives Jack an earful for not helping him out. He accuses him of going off hunting as a way of avoiding hard work.

Simon removes himself from the field of conflict and wanders off alone into the jungle. Simon's connection with nature is one of...

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