THE NATURE OF SYMBOLIC LANGUAGEPresented by:Yanti Rahayu 1178350545Desi Puspitasari 117835054Linta Wafdan H 117835083Miftachudin 117835078
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Sometimes words are not adequate to express our human response to the search for meaning Symbols are our effort to name and participate in what is abstract or other Such as, Symbols are often used when words fail to express, especially for love & death & the transcendent.From: www.geo.edu//Education Support - SLSS
A symbol is often defined as “something that stands for something else”. A symbol is something outside ourselves, that which it symbolizes something inside ourselves. Symbolic language is language in which we express inner experiences as if it were a sensory experience, Symbolic language is language in which the world outside is a symbolic of the world inside a symbol for our soul and our mind.Erich Fromm (p. 37)
A Symbol is special type of sign. It is a word, an action, a picture that communicates information and affects the way, we think, we act and feel. The same symbol can have many different meanings. It can affect different people in different ways.
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Three kinds of symbols:1. the conventional symbol 2. the accidental symbol 3. the universal symbol
CONVENTIONAL SYMBOLWidely Used
Mood Thing PictureConventional Symbols
The accidental symbol• The accidental symbol is opposite to conventional symbol, altough they have one thing in common: there is no intrinsic relationship between the symbol and that which it symbolizes.• The connection between the symbol and the experience symbolized in entirely accidental.
It is the individual experience JATIM PARK connected with the placemay be we had a that makes it a symbol of ajoyfullness experience moodin a certain place,when we hear thename of that place,we will easily connectthe name with a moodof joyfulness orsadness, just as wewould connect it witha mood a joy had ourexperience been ahappy one.
The same reaction could occur in connection with:A house A street A certain scenery A certain dress
This symbol is rarely used in :Myths Fairy Tales Works of Art
• Universal symbol is one in which there is an intrinsic relationship between the symbol and that which it represents.