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Symbolism. Symbol. a thing that represents or stands for something else, esp. a material object representing something abstract . What are some examples of symbols?. Appropriation of Symbols. What does this symbol mean to you? What sort of emotions are associated with this symbol?.

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Symbol
Symbol

  • a thing that represents or stands for something else, esp. a material object representing something abstract.

  • What are some examples of symbols?


Appropriation of symbols
Appropriation of Symbols

What does this symbol mean to you? What sort of emotions are associated with this symbol?


Appropriation of symbols1
Appropriation of Symbols

The meaning of symbols can change over time, it is important to research your symbols carefully to make sure that it will convey the meaning you want it to convey

Swastika, an ancientsymbol of auspiciousness (good fortune) in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism

Symbol of the Nazi party, Germany


Our state flag
Our State Flag

“He Who Transplanted Still Sustains”

Grape vines are used to represent colonists moving from MA to CT in the early 1600s


He who transplanted still sustains
“He Who Transplanted Still Sustains”

  • Our state motto will be the inspiration for a

  • mixed media artwork!

    • What does our state motto mean to you?

    • Can you make a personal connection to the state motto? Art is stronger when it is personal!

    • How can you use symbols and imagery to convey our state motto?

    • NO WORDS! We will be able to understand your art without the help of words if you choose your symbols/imagery carefully