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Symbolism and Symbolic Meanings

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The monument represents more than just four great presidents,  McGee-Ballinger said. It's a theme of the nation's history and  unity. Washington represents the nation's founding. Jefferson, who  completed the Louisiana Purchase, represents expansion. Lincoln  symbolizes preservation. And...
Red generally has to do with both Shinto and Buddhist traditions,and brides often wear it. Orange means happiness and love Yellow means bravery and cheerfulness (quite the opposite of ourWestern interpretation of cowardice). It's also to color of thenational crest, the chrysanthemum, and in Buddhism...
One archetype is the serpent sheds its skin, in which in Gilgamesh the serpent sheds its skin because of youth. The other is the serpent is sneaky and sly just like they are today. The last one is that the plant contains special features, in which today, herbs (plant) contain healing powers.
The braziers are in the corridors that followed the suite, opposite  to each window. They add to the atmosphere because the light  produced wild looks on anyone who dared to look at them.
True but I seen people that are not Russian have a star on  their knee.
Since Tom is of color, it was "typical" of him trying to escape from the jail.
The 8-pointed star so often found on Nordic sweaters and other clothing symbolizes Venus. Venus has an 8-year cycle, during which it traces an almost perfect pentagram in the sky. Big magic for the ancient Norse! The star symbol protects the wearer from evil.
The imagery of the sluggish stream and the dancing driftwood  symbolize the passing time and reality. As the protagonist dies, he  is suddenly aware of the passage of time. To him, the sluggish  stream appears to be moving very slowly, and he struggles to hold  on to life. The dancing driftwood...
civic, level, kayak
A key symbolizes the metephorical opening of ideas or doors.
    To Christians and possibly Jews as well the rainbow symbolizes that God would never again visit a disaster like the flood on mankind     ^   |   |   |   >>>NO. it means that when there has been raining for a while, it's God's promise that he won't destroy the world...
  It means you should scratch it.
Yin is black and yang is white. Yin is feminine and representsdarkness, death, conservation, and earth. Yang is male andrepresents light, water, life, and destruction.
Taken from FactMonster   "In Egypt and Burma, yellow signifies mourning.   In Spain, executioners once wore yellow.   In India, yellow is the symbol for a merchant or farmer.   In tenth-century France, the doors of traitors and criminals were painted yellow.   Hindus in India wear...
what does silent dancing really mean
  That depends on where and when it is used. In different contexts it could mean different things.
well it would be bracelets
to create a better image of what the writer is trying to put across
== Answer ==   You must determine the strengths you feel you possess. Some strengths you might want to consider are as follows.   Do I have:   * Good communication skills (Written and Oral)  * Organizational skills  * Computer skills  * Ability to work in harmony with fellow employees (...
It doesn't hurt when you get it pierced but it does after. It feels sore when you touch around the area where you got it pierced. It should go away in about a month, but just make sure you don't sleep on the side your piercing is on. That can make it hurt more. Make sure you clean it 2 times a day...
According to Pictorial Key to the Tarot the two of clubs represents material gain at a spiritual loss. http://www.aura-answers.com/reading-tarot-cards.html
Lions usually represents God, or a higher power. Gnostic Gospel of Thomas (Logion 7). "Lucky is the lion that the human will eat, so that the lion becomes human. And foul is the human that the lion will eat, and the lion still will become human." A Lion represents an adulteress. A...
Shoes have so many functions, they can have many different meanings.    Shoes can represent protection, comfort, and shelter for obvious reasons.    For women, they can represent sexiness - high heels and stilettos. And for men they can represent status and wealth - Italian leather.   ...
In numerology it symbolizes the Sun.   A person with this birth number is: Very much the driving force in  life. A leader. Ambitious. Tends to be impatient. The explorer. The  extrovert. Automatically assumes command. Very "black and white"  not so much into shades of grey. Would never...
  for seven in latin_ septi or sept
you get really good luck in st.patricks day
A four leaf clover is considered to be lucky for whomever finds it.  In nature, there are roughly 10,000 three leaf clovers for every  four leaf clover, so they're very uncommon.
pink is romance, red is love
People do not pierce teeth, there are adhesive gems that stick on to the tooth, but piercing the actual tooth doesn't happen. Piercing your tooth is impossible because it would crack in half, and yes that would be very painful.
Those famous Japanese weaves we may have seen featured in a variety  of media comes originally from an artwork made by famous Japanese  artist Hokusai Katsushika, who made woodblock prints known as  Ukiyo-e. They are intended to mean the incredible force of nature  and how weak and small human...
becuase Tom Robinson was in trial against a white man and his daughter.
He was not. he was killed because he was trying to escape supposedly.
BUHAY ANG NAKASALALAY DAHIL sa ISANG LAYUNIN at ADHIKAIN
Stability most likely
The mystery of the Golden Valley in "Shadowlands" is that the Golden Valley and the Shadowland are are one and the same. The Golden Valley is golden until the clouds come and cover it, and then it becomes the Shadowland. Just as our life, our body, is is full of life and health until age, and...
No, it is not a sign of pregnancy.
Yes. Since the story is an "allegory" it could easily work in a modern setting. An allegory means that the story isn't really about what happens, but what it means. So the story could be turned into a sci-fi story, or a fantasy story, or a detective story, and it would still have the same essential...
An example of betrayal would be when Absalom's "friends" say that they were not with him when Jarvis was murdered. When the decision of the trial comes out they are allowed to go free but Absalom is sentenced to death by hanging.
Mockingbirds don't do one thing but make music for us to enjoy, but sing their hearts out for us. Thats way its a sin to kill a Mockingbird
The lotus always grows in ponds with a layer of moss or mud on top of the water. This symbolizes that, even when it is surrounded by dirt and impurity, it can still grow proud and beautiful. A single lotus growing in a pond can make even the moss and mud look beautiful. In the same way, Indians...
  The Chinese character for perseverance is 忍.perseverance : 毅力/Yìlì
The symbol that usually represents cities on a maps are dots.
A coat of arms is a kind of logo. Coats of arms were developed long ago, when most people couldn't read, as a means of identifying specific people on the battlefield. They use symbols or combinations of symbols within a defined formal structure to accomplish that.Logos are used to identify companies...
Answer -   In Leviticus 19:28 "Do not cut your body for the dead or put tattoo marks on yourself I am the LORD." If you mean is it wrong? Than yes, it is. It doesn't say "unless it is a cross, or Jesus, or religious" it's says don't.    definition of blasphemy   Blasphemy is to speak...
the deer and cross on the bottle are the meaning of jagermeister. in german, jagermeister means 'master hunter'. the deer is the main hunt and the cross stands for the hunter, "It is the hunter's honor that heprotects and preserves his game,hunts sportsmanlike, honors theCreator in his creatures."...
  he is mocking Fortunato   he is mocking Fortunato
    In Ireland it meant/means IRA supporter, it probably has different meanings in other parts of the world though.     The black armband is a symbol for mourning. It's worn during funerals, and funereal times to show remembrance, and sympathy and respect for the dead.    ...
Usually an upside down umbrella catching raindrops or tears is seen  as a sign of compassion. In both Hinduism and Buddhism, umbrellas  or parasols are a symbol of wisdom.
== Answer to the color purple. ==   'The Color Purple' the film contains many delicate themes that would need considering if a child was to view it.   Rape  Domestic Abuse  Racial Discrimination  Drug Abuse   These need to be considered for a child to view. 12 yrs and above may be...
In the west it symbolises hunting and trophies as well as being a symbol of nature In the east it is a symbol of marital fidelity and affection
There are several ways to type an "E" with a macron, or bar, over  it. The easiest way is to change your keyboard to the extended  keyboard and type "Option+'A' and then 'E'". You can also copy and  paste from documents or select and insert special characters via a  browser or program's Edit...
i don't know when but they are released for races and exercise they also are released for training. Close but not quit. They are released as a symbol of peace, teamwork, and harmony during special events such as those especially during weddings.
Caliban-represents inferiority/view of African Americans and how whites viewed blacks as inferior and unchangableProspero-represents revenge and misuse of power. Prospero brings Alonso,Anthonio and Sebastian in an attempt to teach them a lesson and for him to regain his kingdom.Ferdinand and Miranda...
Symbolizes -freedom- allows Henry/lyman to leave the reservation -innocence- Henry offers the keys of the car to lyman before the war -the bond between the brothers- most important- they do everything together they mutually agree to buy the car, explore the western U.S. and Alaska which they...
  because they have teir own source of gravity and the are out of the earths atmosphere unlike rain drops. stars have built in gravity rain doesnt
Index and pinkie finger alone means "giving the horns". This is very popular in the Italian culture and one would do it for several reasons. 1) Someone wishes evil upon you, and you counter with "the horns". 2) You would give the horns to someone as a way to insult them by saying they are "Cornuto...
A Mirror Symbolizes Pride & Shows The Body & Not The Soul .:)
The symbolism associated with black and gold butterflies varies  from culture to culture. Generally, people associate butterflies  with change and transformation. Additionally, seeing butterflies is  believed to be good luck.
Francis 'Frank' McCourt is the archetypal hero in the memoir  AngelaÕs Ashes as well as the main character. The memoir details  his young life from birth in New York City to growing up in harsh  community of Limerick, Ireland before returning to the Big Apple as  a teenager.
I think most of the trees are cut down and some are damaged by cyclones,floods............................
Markings for Typical Jagdeschwader (JG) Formation Fighter Aircraft were usually marked with a number before the National Insignia and a Symbol after it, such as : 9 + ~First number (9) is the aircraft ID, in either WHITE, RED or YELLOW. National Insignia Symbol [ (no symbol) - | or ~ o ] is aft of...
The head on American eagle symbols traditionally face to the right (the viewer's left) to symbolize peace. As on the Presidential Seal, many American eagle symbols show the eagle clutching olive branches (peace) in the right talon and arrows (war) in the left talon. The head always faces the olive...
Go to this website, it is very informative on this subject . http://www.mythencyclopedia.com/A-Am/African-Mythology.html
Chrism symbolizes the oil being used to make the sign of the cross on the person's forehead during baptism it is washing away our sins.Chrism is sacred oil, made form olive oil and scented with species, used for anointing in the Sacraments of Initiation. In Eastern Rite Churches Confirmation takes...
Black, besides representing a specific color, has many symbolic implications: mourning, sooty, threatening, sinister, deadly, elegant, sleek etc.
this means never give up
Unibody construction, also known as Monocoque. The main attributes of monocoque vehicle frames is that there are less pieces for assembly, and less entrances for water to enter the vehicle frame and cause corrosion. More Info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monocoque#Automobiles
They say its a "Sin" to kill a mockingbird because they don't do anything much to harm us or anything we do, and they make peaceful music for them also.
  Steinbeck uses his characters, locations, animal imagery, and a simple game of cards to demonstrate to his readers that most people dream about lives of great significance. But in reality, most humans' limitations keep these dreams from coming true, and in the long run, they are destined to...
The reasons you should not attempt to pierce your self should be obvious, but for those who think it's a "DIY" project, here's some food for thought. Infection and contraction of MRSA, HIV, Meningitis, Hepatitis and Tetanus are all very serious health issues, MRSA is an antibiotic resistant...
In many lands around the world you can find wild roses in the countryside and cultivated roses in gardens. _____________________________________________________________________ You can find their seeds in stores, and if you reaserch "Rose" on Wikipedia you can find out in what kind of terrain they...
It is possible that Lenore, the idealized deceased woman in the poem, represents Poe's beloved wife, Virginia, who was in poor health when Poe wrote "The Raven." She died two years after the publication of the poem, when she was only in her mid-twenties.
usually trees, books and owls
  Hummingbirds symbolize freedom, energy, tireless joy, and accomplishing things that are said to be impossible. Also, as a side-note, hummingbirds are the ONLY birds that can fly backwards.
The only thing I know of is the venus symbol of eternity. It is two female figures holding onto each other in the shape of a circle, one has the others hands, the other has her feet.....it's really hard to explain. A lot of rings & pendants are sold with this design.The Lambda [ λ ]The inverted...
It is a plant with flowers! The name comes from the French Penser - to think. Translating it to a flower name is means 'thoughtful'
A geisha is a symbol of beauty, peace, and serenity. It is believed that an image of a geisha with a sworde or knife through her head represents crossing over to the other side in peace.
The writer just wants to portray that war isn't clean and neat or that it doesn't always enlist the most honest or noble causes like the media wants people to believe. That war is violent,graphic,hardships are placed on families,people change killing others,it bloody and messy. That people forget...
A tree often represents life and slow, steady growth.
the sun symbolizes happiness