Cultural Icon: Shamrock
The “Shamrock” is recognized around the world today as a cultural icon of the Irish. In the past it was used as a symbol of Ireland’s resistance to invasion and foreign control, but today it represents “good luck” and has been widely embraced as major national symbol of Ireland and the Irish Culture.
While trying to convert the Irish into Christians, St. Patrick used the shamrock in the 5th century as a tool to explain the holy trinity with each leaf representing the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. The three leaves of a shamrock are also said to stand for faith, hope, and love, while a fourth leaf represents luck. The four-leafed clover, also known as the “lucky clover” is a special type of the three-leafed…show more content… His Films contained social and political themes, as well as autobiographical elements. In conclusion he helped turn industry into art.
Place: Stonehenge (2500 B.C.)
The Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument located on Wiltshire, England. the place has continuously evolved over a period of about 10,000 years. The structure that we call "Stonehenge" was built between roughly 5,000 and 4,000 years ago.
Stonehenge was produced by a culture that left no written records. Many aspects of Stonehenge, such as how it was built and which purposes it was used for, remain subject to debate. Some people have speculated that it was a temple made for the worship of ancient earth deities. Therefore, it has been called an astronomical observatory for marking significant events on the prehistoric calendar. Despite of others claim that it was a sacred place for the burial of high-ranking citizens from the societies of long ago.
Additionally this monument has been historically important to England and all the world because the mystery, power and endurance it involves. Today is considered as one of the seven world wonders. It is important to English culture to find out why it was built and the purpose of it.