In the work of the British writer Tom McCarthy, symbolism is never done half-heartedly.
And later in life, it really became a symbolism that I latched onto.
“Cars have a lot of symbolism in terms of freedom,” says Fares, director of the forthcoming film.
Despite these elisions, to Chinese bloggers, the symbolism of the match was uncomfortable.
They support much of his record, admire his values, take pride in the symbolism of his victory.
It is to be noted that personification is, in some sort, the reverse of symbolism, and is far less noble.
These are preserved and integrated in the symbolism of a community.
But the understanding of this symbolism in its fullness offers very great difficulties.
The glory of the supreme God was obscured by all this symbolism.
People born in this period are represented in the Zodiac by the symbolism of the twins.
1650s, "practice of representing things with symbols," from symbol + -ism. Attested from 1892 as a movement in French literature that aimed at representing ideas and emotions by indirect suggestion rather than direct expression; rejecting realism and naturalism, it attached symbolic meaning to certain objects, words, etc. French symboliste was coined by poet Paul Verlaine (1844-1896) in 1885.
symbolism sym·bol·ism (sĭm'bə-lĭz'əm)
A mental state in which everything that happens is regarded by the individual as symbolic of his or her own thoughts.
The disguised representation in conscious thought of unconscious or repressed contents or events.