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    The Choice Symbolism

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    rest of their life, whether they are big or small. The main characters Gabby and Travis, have an interesting connection and somehow resemble one another through many symbols to develop a strong love for each other. Through the use of visual emphasis, context, and repetition, Ross Katz, uses the seashell wind chime as a charged symbol in The Choice, because life can be so fragile and all depends on what choices an individual makes in life. In The Choice, feisty Gabby is ready to settle with her…

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    What is symbolism? Symbolism is the use of symbols to represent ideas, objects, or qualities. It helps the reader distinguish the literature in a deeper meaning. Short stories, novels, and literature revolve around the use of symbols. Anything from a character to an object can be used as a denotation. You see symbolism in just about everything you read or even see. Directors and Authors use it to create vivid pictures to the audience. For example, in The Color Purple, Purple represents a…

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    The symbol I created to represent myself contains a wide variety of different drawings and words. The drawings represent activities or specific components of my life that are important to me. The different words that go around the inside are values that I believe to be important, as well as traits that I possess. The most important words on my symbol to me are family, friends, honesty, dedication, respect, appreciation, forgiveness, caring, sacrifice, and patience. Family and friends are by far…

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    5. An effective symbol that appears in the story “A House for Us” by Etidal Osman is the lead-colored marble that the narrator and Rami fight over, which symbolizes the religious and territorial conflicts between their nations. The two children are friends that like to play marbles together. Every time they play, the narrator gets the green ones, Rami gets the blue ones, and they argue over the single lead marble. In the end, the narrator ends up giving the marble to Rami because he says he…

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    Symbols dictate our every move in our world, and it is the same in the world of fiction. Symbolism in literature has been a widely used tool for centuries, used to signify something much deeper than the simple object described by the author. It is indescribable how important symbols are in a story. In the respective stories, Hamlet and The Great Gatsby, their symbols give meaning to their story; they add depth to quite simple stories of revenge and the fight for the American dream. One of the…

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    St. John's Case Study

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    defining factor of his personal identity. What I also figured was that his siblings were the ones that erected this stone, and that they had some say in what symbols were used. Following my visit to St. John 's, I wanted to learn more about how the USS San Diego figured into Charles 's life, and potentially why his siblings chose this symbol as a means of keeping their connection to their brother viable. From records, I was able to find that Charles was drafted into the Navy for World War II in…

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    in all forms and the disruption between old and new. Through the use of detail and symbols, Chang relates to the true meaning of “Water Names” to the readers. The meaning of Chang’s short story is not revealed until the very end, which forces readers to reevaluate the entire story and realize…

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    specific point of view of the daughter. This obstructs the way we receive and analyze the message of the text. While considering point of view as a leading factor in how we read the story, the use of symbolism can also be brought into discussion. The symbols derived from the passage have a unique impression on the lesson of the story and the…

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    from. Many authors convey loss of innocence as an allegory or main theme in novels: to further develop the plot, characters and to present significance of symbols. A brilliant example of an author who effectively utilizes the theme loss of innocence in his novel Lord of the Flies is William Golding. Golding uses characters, murders and symbols to illustrate the theme, of loss of innocence throughout the novel. Golding uses characteristics…

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    One of the character’s in Lord of the Flies that is deeply affected by the conch is Piggy. To him, the conch symbolizes a powerful tool that unites all of the boys. A direct example from the book that further illustrates this is when Piggy says to Ralph, ‘“We can use this to call the others. Have a meeting. They’ll come when they hear us—”’(Golding 16). Ever since the beginning of the book, it demonstrates that Piggy has always been the logical thinker and he uses the conch to bring all of the…

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