Communication Is The Connection Of Our Society

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Communication is the connection to our society. By communicating, it enables us to interact with different kinds of people in different ways. There are different ways to communicate, symbolism being one of them. In addition to the diversity of communicating, designs our society though fashion, media, etc. Symbolism and symbols are either used or somehow shaped in our everyday lives of literature. Defining symbolism; is the use of symbols to carry ideas and qualities by giving them symbolic meanings that are different from their actual sense; generally, people think symbols are just giving objects with life like meanings on a deeper level and understanding, which is true but, it’s how you give each symbol its meaning, and how it relate to your life. According to a professor named Shamekia Thomas there are two different forms of symbolism in literature that people using more commonly today; One of them being, metaphors. Metaphors are words and phrases that people use to compare things without using like or as. For example, if I were to say “My house was a freezer” it’s not literal; it just means that it’s as cold as a freezer, comparing a freezer to how cold it is in my house. Another form or symbolism is allegory; allegory is an extended metaphor that can be a story, a poem, and even a book. For the example in the novel their eyes were god by Zora Neale Hurston identifies Janie’s “hair” as being long and straight but also a form bandage and loss of freedom. However, a spoken
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