Painted Faces The hunters put paint on their faces so they did not feel the emotions of killing the animals.
Conch Shell The conch represents power. It is what they respect as government.
Glasses The glasses represent technology which is hard to come by on the island.
"He looked in astonishment, no longer at himself but at an awesome stranger." (Golding 63) Painted faces represent savagery. Anonymity is displayed when Jack uses the face paint to hunt. In the end jack is consumed by the Anonymity of the masked face.
Beast The beast is a made figure which represents the kids inner fear.
" Him with the shell let him be chief with the trumpet things" (Golding, 22). The conch represents civilization. Ralph is able to create order with the conch by blowing it. Without the conch chaos would control them.
Fire The fire is used by the kids in their attempt to be rescued. It is supposed to be a smoke signal.
"Jack said, his specs, use them as a burning glasses. Piggy was surrounded before he could back away ( Golding, 42 ). Glasses represent civilized manner. They represent technology and intelligence. They are needed to perform almost anything.
Simon Simon is a Jesus-like figure who watches out for everyone and is innocently killed.
"You knew didn't you? I'm part of you? Close, Close, Close! I'm the reason why it's no go, why things are what they are."(Golding 143) The monster or beast is a part of each and every kid. Each kid displays some sort of savagery. The beast represents savagery.
"There was a ship out there. Yu said you would keep the fire going but you let it out... They might have seen us. We might have gone home."(Gloding 70) The fire is civilized. With the fire going they are able to use it as a beacon.
"Simon, sitting between the twins and Piggy wiped his glasses and shoved his piece of meat over to Piggy," (Golding, 63). While no one would look out for Piggy or give him food, Simon saw that he wanted meat and was kind enough to share with him. This shows that he is civilized because he makes sure that everyone is fed.