Each letter portrays a major theme/motif/symbol in the play. H - extremes and duality. Quintessence of dust vs. how like an angel, fertility vs. chastity and denial, love vs. sorrow. A - death and damnation. There aren't a lot of mentions of Heaven, but there are many for Hell. M - flowers. Ophelia's flower scene and the garland she drowns in sum up many key points and character realtionships using flower language. L - domination of women. E - fate and destiny, often associated with stars. T - rot and decay.
Tags: theatre, to-be-or-not-to-be, william-shakespeare, shakespeare
The Sun Wheel is an ancient symbol featuring an equal-armed cross within a circle. It is quite a popular spiritual symbol that has been discovered in the iconography and religious art of a number of prehistoric cultures across the world. It is also known by the alternative names of Sun Cross, Wheel Cross, Solar Cross, Pagan Cross, Woden's Cross and Odin's Cross
Tags: ancient, historical, simple, minimal, iconic
A triskelion or triskele is a motif consisting of a triple spiral exhibiting rotational symmetry. The spiral design can be based on interlocking Archimedean spirals, or represent three bent human legs. It's first known use was in Malta around 4500 BC. It is also found in ancient Irish culture, ancient Greece, Japan, Tibet and elsewhere. This symbol is associated with motion and progression. Read more here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triskelion
Tags: shapes, symbolism, minimalism, history, ancient-mysteries
Simple, minimalist white pentagram on dark color design. One of the most ancient designs, the pentagram has been used by various religions, orders, countries etc from time immemorial. The Pythagoreans called it ὑγιεία hugieia "health". Renaissance occultists flipped it upside down and put a goat in it. The planet Venus seems to follow a pentagram-like orbit as seen from earth. The pentagram also represents the five senses and male and female principles. The Druids used the pentagram to symbolize the Godhead, while to the Jews in signified the five Mosaic books. The Bahaai faith still uses it as their main symbol. In general, it is one of the most common symbols used throughout history and it even follows the golden ratio. [read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pentagram]
Tags: pentagram-cult, druidism, wicca, occult, witchcraft
Life makes sense when there is a goal. On the way to it, we are constantly overcome many difficulties, climbing higher and higher. Each carries his cross, the severity of which depends on how strong spirit. If you overcome all difficulties, that goal has been achieved.
Tags: bw, dots, wip, black-and-white, pointillism
Sephirotic Tree, or Tree of Life, as found on Evangelion opening or in Full Metal Alquemist. The Sephirothic Tree is also known as the Tree of Life, Jacob's Ladder and our very own DNA Tree. It shows the symbolic path to enlightenment, understanding the truth and the secrets of the hidden world in which we live.
Tags: medieval, symbolism, occultism-and-folklore, alchemist, occult