have any direct or intrinsic connection with what is
This means that symbolic signs can have
several meanings that are contested, or about
which people may not agree. Or more simply
symbolic signs are open to misunderstanding and
Are evident here: The symbolic signs of business are the suit, tie and white shirt. Are evident here: The symbolic signs of Goths is the dark hair, heavy make-up, dark clothing. These symbolic codes are understood by most people in UK society.