"Medieval and Modern Understanding of Symbolism" Article Review by Top Papers

"Medieval and Modern Understanding of Symbolism"
A review of Gerhart Ladner's "Medieval and Modern Understanding of Symbolism: A Comparison".
# 140695 | 750 words | 1 source | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in English (General) , Linguistics (General) , Language (General)


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The paper discusses how Gerhart Ladner's "Medieval and Modern Understanding of Symbolism: A Comparison" is a radically bifurcated article consisting of a first part which contrasts, more than compares, the very different understandings of symbols, signs and structures of signification between the medieval and modern periods. The paper then discusses how the second half selects a particular group of medieval symbols - tree symbolism and the "Tree of Life" - for more detailed analysis.

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"Gerhart Ladner's "Medieval and Modern Understanding of Symbolism: A Comparison" is a radically bifurcated article consisting of a first part which contrasts, more than compares, the very different understandings of symbols, signs and structures of signification between the medieval and modern periods, and a second half which selects a particular group of medieval symbols - tree symbolism and the "Tree of Life" - for more detailed analysis. In the first half, Ladner explores the medieval understanding of the concept of "symbol" as being almost synonymous with..."

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