He is a member of the choir. Or animals? This is meant to reveal the foibles in human nature, even with those who have the best intentions at heart.
Throughout the novel there is an ever-present focus on the loss of innocence amongst the boys, shown by the deterioration of social skills and their retrogression into a barbaric form of society. He was a skinny vivid little boy whose hair, black as night and coarse, hung down straight over his face Oldsey and Weintraub Blinded when is glasses are stolen, Piggy is killed brutally when Roger drops a rock on him from above.
Religiously speaking, Simon can be identified as the Christ-figure in the story.
This is fascinating because we see Jack try to manipulate the situation so he can wrestle control from Ralph and lead the group. This makes Jack fascinating as it is difficult to understand how someone could want to kill something, or be so fixated on that, unless they were going crazy in some way.
With reference to the text show how the writer made the character fascinating. We can explore how this change takes place. Or are we all filled with certain amounts of good and evil. The expression of Golding's unorthodox and complex views are embodied in the many varied characters in the novel.