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    Reading behind the lines uncovers hidden meanings, imagery, and symbols that may seem inconspicuous to a normal reader. As this literature may be understood through the lines, and texts that blend in the story. Throughout The Metamorphosis, symbols, imagery, and settings are used to develop Kafka’s messages. In the light of this, it may be said that no matter how simple this novel may seem, it can cover extensive imagery and symbols that comprises its true identity and

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    Symbols In The Outsiders

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    Symbolism is when an author gives an object in a story a deeper abstract meaning that is universally understood. S.E. Hinton uses symbolism a lot in “The Outsiders” to put a deeper meaning on everything she writes about. The three main symbols I’d like to talk about is the puddle of blood, the moonlight, and lastly how the cement looks. A symbolic object used in the novel is the puddle of blood. Above the surface all you think is Bob has lost a lot of blood. Beneath the surface the symbolic reason

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    Archetype Symbols

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    cheerleading. I used a heart to example my love for the sport, a fire to represent my desire, and a crown to symbol the accomplishments. My whole life has been, eat, sleep, breathe, cheer. I have been a cheerleader for 6 years now and my passion for continuing never runs out. When I am performing, it makes me feel invincible and like pure royalty. Next, in quadrant two, is spiritual archetype symbols. The color green represents growth and safety, which for me is my spiritual beliefs. I drew a cross to

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    Symbols In The Godfather

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    Symbolism is a literary device that poets have been using for centuries to convey meaning in their works. Symbolism in a poem represents a theme that the poet is trying to project. Symbols should evoke meaning in the readers mind and give the reader a clear image. A very great example of symbolism in art is in the film “The Godfather” directed by Francis Ford Coppola. In the film, whenever a character is near oranges it means they are about to die. For instance, there is a scene when Don Corleone

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    The Play Symbols

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    effect as rhetorical question in literature and cementing an understanding of the situation, contributing the performances educational value and providing a further depth and meaning to the play. Costuming contributed an effective but also overlooked symbol. All actors wore a green and gold jersey throughout the entire play, even as they played other characters, only ever covering the

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    Watching God Symbols

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    Watching God” took place were extremely difficult for a black woman to live in let alone find her voice. Zora Neale Hurston uses symbols throughout “Their Eyes Were Watching God” to explain events, rather than sating them. She interprets many important aspects of life and turns these events into symbols throughout the novel. Hurston uses the horizon and the pear tree as symbols to illustrate, clarify, and intensify abstract concepts in the novel such as Janie’s general ambitions and her specific dreams

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    Importance of Symbols In all novels the use of symbols are what make the story feel so real to the reader. A symbol as simple as a bird can mean so much more then what you see. Whereas a symbol as complicated as the sea, can mean so much less then what you thought. It is a person perception that brings them to the true meaning of a specific symbol. Symbols are message within a word that must be analyzed to discover. In The Awakening, Kate Chopin conveys her ideas by using carefully crafted symbols that

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    General Fitness Symbol

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    A company has many items that distinguish it from other companies. This can be the symbols of the company, the motto, values, ethics, and even the atmosphere of the company. Symbols are one thing that identify the company and make it unique. This can be added to the company logo. The logo is the symbol of distinction of the company (Clement, 1994). The symbols represent the observable artifacts. When looking at the observable artifacts, this represents the things that are most visible to distinguish

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    life happy. It stands to mention that the novel is full of symbols which contribute to reader's understanding of Jeanette's character and represent her most important traits and desires. Besides, all the symbols such as the fire, the Joshua tree, the geode and the glass castle are recurring and contribute to understanding the struggle of Jeanette's childhood, her ability to overcome it and build a successful life. Fire is an important symbol in the novel as it occurs frequently there. It

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    warlocks, vampires, werewolves, etc. Clary, a dynamic character, who is selfless, loving, artistic, stubborn, and determined, goes through an adventure that she will never forget. The symbol at the top of the mandala is an army medal, which symbolizes one of Clary’s

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