Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

by

Becky Albertalli

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Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda Symbols

Holidays

For Simon, one of the major indicators that he and his family are changing in fundamental ways is that holidays don't feel the way that they used to. On Halloween, Simon muses at length…

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Superheroes

As Blue and Simon's correspondence continues, they come to view superheroes as a symbol for what it's like being secretly gay. Around Halloween, Blue mentions that he always dressed up as a superhero for…

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