UDC 7.045

THE INTERPRETATION OF SIMON’S CHARACTER IN THE WILLIAM GOLDING NOVEL «LORD OF FLIES»

Raivof Eskender Useinovich
Crimea Engineering and Pedagogical University
4th year student, Philological Department

Abstract
In the article Simon’s character from W. Golding’s novel “Lord of Flies” is analyzed. The connection with the Bible is represented through the paradigm of comparison of Simon and Jesus. Besides, the relations of the character with other characters within the story are represented; symbolic significance and mysticism are analyzed.

Keywords: Beast, concept of the future man, Lord of Flies, mystic figure, seer, Simon, William Golding


Category: Literature

Article reference:
The interpretation of Simon’s character in the William Golding novel «Lord of Flies» // Humanities scientific researches. 2016. № 4 [Electronic journal]. URL: https://human.snauka.ru/en/2016/04/14822

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