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:
Clear skies
Mild weather
Ladybugs
Shooting stars
Rainbows
Dolphins
Elephants
Acorns
Eggs
The North Star
Crickets
A four-leaf clover
Oak trees
Daisies
Fish
Amber

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