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    The scarlet letter stood for many different things like adulterer and able. These symbols are the most common things that the scarlet letter stands for because it says it in the novel. But, there are also more symbols that are not talked about in the novel. These symbols are more meaningful than the two common symbols. They show just how the scarlet letter really is now just what it means. These three meaningful symbols of the letter “A” are sin, shame, and grace in the novel, The Scarlet Letter…

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    Palm Tree Symbols

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    Symbols in UAE folklore The palm tree (nakhlah), coffee pot (dallah), and censer (mubkhar or midkhan), camel (jamal), talli, and houses (tents), are key symbols of the traditional life unique to the emirates society that proves its ability to withstand rapid changes. First, the Palm tree (nakhlah) is an important part of survival in UAE, the oldest seed found on Delma Island back to 5100 BC. There are 44 million tree in UAE, of which 8.5 million only in Al Ain City. Palm tree…

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    Symbols In Everyday Use

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    Heritage is the first of the symbols in the story “Everyday Use” whereas, momma and Dee disagree. The quilts are a symbol of the heritage that momma wants to put to everyday use as Dee thinks they should be preserved and put away (Kriszer & Mandell, 2016). The way momma views the heritage of these quilts that are made from family clothing as far back as to the civil war is that they need to stay in the family and in the way the family has always had used them. They need to be displayed on the…

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    a universal symbol of Christianity. You will find this symbol in many Christian rituals as well as all over the interior of Christian churches. Making a sign of the cross over a child during the baptism invokes God's protection and asks for entrance into the body of the Christian church. The cross is a symbol coming from Jesus' crucifixion on the cross. Jesus' death was his sacrifice to wipe clean all the sins of humans. The cross is one of the most familiar of all Christian symbols. White…

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    Symbols In The Book Thief

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    The Book Thief by Markus Zusak is narrated by Death as he follows Liesel and her foster family during the Holocaust. Throughout the novel, books, an accordion, and bread appear multiple times. These three symbols can be compared at contrasted when looking at what they represent, how they relate to rebelling, and how they aid the evolution of the characters associated with them. To begin with, books, the accordion, and bread all symbolize positive things. For example, books symbolize power…

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    Shakespeare utilizes many symbols and motifs throughout Macbeth in order to fulfill a deeper meaning and understanding of the writing. Some motifs that are revealed in Macbeth are fair/foul, clothing, blood, gender role and sleep. Shakespeare also uses the weather to symbolize the tone and uses blood or the sound of knocking to symbolize guilt. The use of motif and symbols allows the audience to have an open interpretation about situations throughout the play. Shakespeare uses fair and foul at…

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    known as the “ Jazz Age”. Gatsbys past including, being in WW1 has separated the two lovers from the relationship they had in the past. Thus, with all of that aside, The Great Gatsby involves much more than just these two lovers. The author includes symbols such as the green light on the bay and the recurring theme, “ America as a whole, in particular is losing hope of the American dream in an era of the unknown prosperity.” These literary devices are one of the many things that make this book…

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    story “A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner, there are many symbols. One can conclude that the overpowering symbols are a “rose” and Emily’s house. As a symbol, the rose is commonly associated with love, romance, and courtship. Ironically, Emily’s story is one of love and a romantic vision. Although there are many references to roses throughout the story, there is never a physical rose given. The rose is most often thought of as a symbol for love in which case Homer is the "rose”. Emily keeps…

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    The American Dream a symbol of equal opportunity, success and prosperity through hard work, determination, and initiative. It has been one of the core American values for many years but the main questions are Does it still exists? or Is it still given? As Avalos explains throughout his Argument he explains how it might've of not ceased to exist but diminished? Now when, how, and why did the American Dream start to diminish? Well, the American Dream has been diminishing since the beginning of…

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    Charging Bull Symbols

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    For this assignment the symbol I chose as my signifier is the Charging Bull on Wall Street. The bronze bull has a history in New York’s lower Manhattan, as it became a well-known icon and tourist attractor in New York City starting back in the 80s. Being placed on Wall Street the Charging Bull is believed to bring good luck to the New York’s stock exchange. The Charging Bull in New York City, depending on the context and culture can signify power of American people or New York’s stock exchange.…

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