Questions tagged [symbolism]

This tag is for questions looking for meanings, either explicit or subject to interpretation, behind a character, a setting, an action of a character, a plot point.

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What is the meaning of Eternal Feather's braid writing Jesús Navas?

In episode 08 of Soul Eater! Not: and leaves a message on the bedsheets: Jesús Navas seems to be a soccer player for Manchester City. I don't follow football myself, but he doesn't seem to be ...
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Why do they tie their thumbs and don't use handcuffs?

I've seen lots of animes where a character is caught and interrogated by some authority. The captive is usually depicted sitting on the chair in the interrogation room. But instead of being handcuffed,...
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Is there any meaning to the first Hatsuyuki Sakura OP “freak of nature: start”?

The visual novel Hatsuyuki Sakura has 3 opening themes, namely "freak of nature: start" by I've, "Presto" by Kotoko, and "Hesitation Snow" by fripSide. The latter two have lyrics and a lot of images, ...
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What is the symbolism of Labyrinth in Grisaia no Meikyuu?

The first VN/season deals with the fruit of Grisaia, the sins (or sorrow) of the girls. Is the Fruit of Grisaia an actual fruit? Now, what is Labyrinth in the title of the second game supposed to ...
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Is there any significance to the comment on madeleines?

Towards the end of the last episode of Serial Experiments Lain, we see Lain have a brief conversation with her father. At the end of it, her father says: Lain, I'll make us some nice tea next time. ...
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what is the symbolism of the floating sword over the Vatican?

when we see the Vatican in Trinity Blood, one thing that makes it stand out (compared to the irl version) is that it has a floating sword at first i thought this might have been a Sword of Damocles ...