8 Best Articles on Symbolism
The most useful articles on symbolism from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 Symbolism Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on symbolism by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- On the Endless Symbolism of Jaws, Which Owes Its Dark Soul to Moby Dick
- Sonic Symbolism + Social Expression
- Getting beyond symbolism to substance » Nieman Journalism Lab
- The symbolism of Crazy Rich Asians’ pivotal mahjong scene, explained
- Understanding the symbolism in the queen’s funeral processions
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The Secret Language Of Cinema: How Filmmakers Use The Character Of Stifler To Express Horniness
From Kubrick to Aronofsky, all great directors use symbolism in their films to convey meaning in subtle and interesting ways. Let’s explore this further by e...
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Sonic Symbolism + Social Expression
Sonic Symbolism + Social Expression by Caroline Partamian disclaimerYou do not need a background in music or sound to participate. objectiveExplore your connection with sound in an effort to unders…
Getting beyond symbolism to substance » Nieman Journalism Lab
Shared by 20, including Kathleen Searles, Nieman Foundation, Joshua Benton
Understanding the symbolism in the queen’s funeral processions
Scepter, orb, crown -- what does it all mean?
The Symbolism Behind the Hairstyles in "House of the Dragon"
HBO's "House of the Dragon" is loaded with symbolism. Learn the meaning behind the hairstyles on the HBO show.
Pyramids Are a Dramatic Backdrop for a Mirrored Orb Inspired by Ancient Egypt
Inspired by Egyptian symbolism and mathematics, the mirrored piece is a new installation by anonymous Spanish artist SpY.
These are some of the most-read long-form articles on symbolism.
On the Endless Symbolism of Jaws, Which Owes Its Dark Soul to Moby Dick
[This post contains spoilers for JAWS, a forty-five year old movie…] I watch Jaws every year on the Fourth of July, in view of its timelessness as well as its seasonality. Jaws is specificall…
The symbolism of Crazy Rich Asians’ pivotal mahjong scene, explained
The popular Chinese game is loaded with symbolism in an important Crazy Rich Asians scene.
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My Modern Met
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