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:
Sunset
Winter and summer solstices
An animal crawling away to die
A tree crashing to the ground
A dog defeating the alpha and taking his position in the pack
The waning moon
An animal or bird reaching its migratory destination
Winter snow covering the landscape
Darkness falling

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