To me the key problem relates to the theorisation of what is meant by symbolism
and how this relates to symbolic material culture.
The most provocative source of symbolism
in Conrad's novel is extremity.
Or you might decide that the water-to-wine dimensions of the story are not important in a literal way, but are highly significant for their symbolism
In other situations, the negative consequences of mindless symbolism
can be far more serious.
The words within the mural add context that enhances this symbolism
He contacted the naturalist Ulisse Aldrovandi to understand the biological and unnatural composition of a dragon, as well as the dragon's positive or negative political symbolism
in connection to the Bolognese pope.
In our museums, Symbolism
often occupies the last room of the stuffy nineteenth-century wing, while French Impressionism and Post-Impressionism bridge the divide to Cubism and the clean lines of the twentieth-century collection.
Among her topics are the evolution of the semiotics of mathematics, the grammar of mathematical symbolism
and mathematical visual images, and mathematical constructions of reality.
The month-long unit starts with a lesson on symbolism
In spite of the insightful analysis of Christian symbolism
in the novel one problem with using Gathering in this context is that its portrayal of the racism in the men's lives lacks convincing detail and borders on cliche, weakening the argument that it explores both aspects of the dialectic.
The narrative was organized in several interconnected groups, expressing injustice, resistance, solidarity, hope and ambition, and portrayed in a style of abstract expressive symbolism
Anyone reading this book will need to have some knowledge of the apocalyptic books of the Old Testament on which much of the symbolism