In the beginning of chapter 9 simon realizes that the beast was just the dead parachute. Simon represents the good and discovers the truth and trys to warn the group but something terrible happens.
" The beast was harmless and horrible; and the news must reach the others as soon as possible
In this scene an important archetype is good vs evil, this is shown in each of the boys and that killing the "beast" has took over their manhood. the boys were in a state of mind of excitement and oozing over the thought of evil and death.
“Kill the beast! Cut his throat! Spill his blood!”
Simon's dead body moved out toward the open sea
the death of simon is very symbolic, he was different from the rest of the boys and saw the island as a good place and no evil. the death of simon represents the evil in each of the boys and what it takes to live.