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Which of the following quotations best illustrates Simon's view towards the beast?


"I mean when Jack says you can be frightened because people are frightened anyway that's all right. But when he says there's only pigs on this island I expect he's right but he doesn't know, not really, not certainly, I mean-"


"'Maybe,' he said hesitantly, 'maybe there is a beast. What I mean is. . . maybe it's only us.'"


"My daddy says there's things, what d'you call 'em that make ink -squids - that are hundreds of yards long and eat whales whole...I don't believe in the beast of course... but we don't know, do we?


"You have doctors for everything, even the inside of your mind. You don't really mean that we got to be frightened all the time of nothing? Life... is scientific, that's what it is."


"I know there isn't no beast - not with claws and all that, I mean -but I know there isn't no fear, either - Unless we get frightened of people."

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