SYMBOLISM AND MOTIF THESAURUS

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Symbolism is something that many readers recognize on either a conscious or subconscious level; including it adds a layer of richness to the story. Think about how you can add specific motifs or symbols to your setting that will reinforce the symbolism you are trying to convey. Additionally, symbols woven into the description of your scene can help reinforce your character's emotions and mood. In this way, you’ll be able to do more with less.
IN NATURE:
Roses and other flowers
Peacocks
A horse in motion
Butterflies
A picturesque view
A tropical paradise
Wildflower meadows
Mountain valleys
A private beach
Waterfalls
Rainbows
Sunrises and sunsets
The sun shining through clouds
Sun sparkling on water
A flawless gem
The human body

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