"But there was a stillness about Ralph as he sat that marked him out: there was his size, and attractive appearance; and most obscurely, yet most powerfully, there was the conch." (22) This quote remarks about human's nature to attribute power to items otherwise lacking of it.
JACK; SYMBOLIZES SAVAGERY
"'The fire is the most important thing on the island. How can we ever be rescued except by luck, if we don't keep a fire going? Is a fire too much for us to make? Look at us! How many are we? And yet we can't keep a fire going to make smoke. Don't you understand? Can't you see we ought to-- ought to die before we let the fire out?'" (Pg 80-81) This quote illustrates how Ralph is still civil enough to want to be saved
FACE PAINT;REPRESENTS HIDING FROM YOUR ACTIONS
The chief led them, trotting steadily, exulting in his achievement. He was a chief now in truth; and he made stabbing motions with his spear. From his left hand dangled Piggy's broken glasses. (10.296-302) This quote shows that Piggy's glasses also hold a certain level of power about them- the power of fire.
THE BEAST; REPRESENTS FEAR
"Tie them up!" Jack yelled... "See! They do what I want!" Jack takes solace in the fact that the others obey him unquestioning and without hesitation.
"Jack planned his new face. He made one cheek and one eye-socket white, then he rubbed red over the other half of his face and slashed a black bar of charcoal across from right ear to left jaw […]. "Samneric. Get me a coconut. An empty one." He knelt, holding the shell of water […]. He looked in astonishment, no longer at himself but at an awesome stranger. He spilt the water and leapt to his feet, laughing excitedly. Beside the pool his sinewy body held up a mask that drew their eyes and appalled them."
“Maybe there is a beast… maybe it's only us.” In this quote Simon suggest that their savage sides are seeping through and making them the beast