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What is a Symbol ?
A symbol transforms abstract concepts, ideas and beliefs into tangible things that we can touch, see, hear, taste, smell and understand
Symbolism brings power to the abstract concept and also to the object that symbolizes it.
- a juicy red fruit with many seeds
- a symbol of fertility, out of one fruit could come many more
- Pomegranate seeds appear in the Greek myth of the goddess Demeter, protector of grain, crops, and the earth's bounty, and her daughter Persephone. One day Persephone was picking flowers when Hades, the king of the underworld, seized her and carried her to his dark realm to be his bride. Grief-stricken, Demeter refused to let crops grow. All of humankind would have starved if Zeus had not ordered Hades to release Persephone. Hades let her go, but first he convinced her to eat some pomegranate seeds. Having once eaten the food of the underworld, Persephone could never be free of the place. She was fated to spend part of each year there. For those months, the world is plunged into barrenness, but when Persephone returns to her mother, the earth again produces flowers, fruit, and grain.
acc to http://www.mythencyclopedia.com/Fi-Go/Fruit-in-Mythology.html
lush, ripe , full , potential, carrier, blood, red, fertile, knowing, seeding, reseeding, women, sister, daughter, carrier
Pomegranate Symbolism Squidoo
Pomegranate - Art - Woman
- The Pomegranate and Me .. do I have a " relationship with the Pomegranate " ?
- If yes, where does that relationship originate from ?
- If no , What feelings ( if any) arise when thinking about the Shape, Form, Color, Imagery , Sensation of a Pomegranate ?
SEED JOURNAL PROMPT
- create an art journal page playing with the symbology and imagery of a Pomegrante -- playfully or deeply ---surface or inside out, you choose !