Symbols are physical things that represent abstract ideas. The following are some of the symbols from the novel The Lord of the Flies.
Meat symbolizes the temptation the boys face on the island.
Smoke represents the possibility of rescue.
The platform symbolizes democracy because they make the decisions
Painted faces symbolizes the feeling of anonymity the boys have.
Simon symbolizes goodness because he bring the kids together
The conch represents law and order because they cant speak without it.
Piggys glasses symbolize survival because they helped start the fire.
Piggy symbolizes civilization because he is trying to create one.
The island symbolizes isolation because they are on their own on a remote island.