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William Golding's Lord of the Flies is just not an ordinary novel about a group of young boys stranded on an island but also a contrast and explanation to the many different types of political ideologies that are revealed in itself. In the story different types of characters present a variety of government that relate to our world today. Simon, a pure individual who accepts consequences for his own actions tells us he is a self-seeker. On the other hand, Jack is a narrow-minded character similar to a facist. Lastly, Piggy, a chubby boy with glasses contributes his ideas of cooperation and peace in order to survive. All of these characters represent what can occur in social order as people of a time try to meet their needs.
Simon is an independent free thinker whose identity is defined by unique characteristics. He makes independent decisions and judgements. "All the same. You'll get back all right. I think so anyway." His judgement towards Ralph tells us that even though the other boys are pessimistic about the rescue, Simon looks to the good side and tries to comfort his friend. He takes individual initiative when he says, " I'll go if you like. I don't mind, honestly." Although there may be danger, Simon is willing to risk and be responsib
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