What does the burqa symbolize?

Answer The burqa is a garment worn by religious Muslim women that covers the entire body. It is worn as a symbol of physical modesty. It was mandatory under the Taliban in Afghanistan. Many European count... Read More »

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What does the red dragon symbolize?

The Welsh Red Dragon symbolizes Wales. The red dragon is shown on a green and white background. There are several variations of the red dragon symbol. There are different legends regarding its orig... Read More »

What does a zebra symbolize?

Shamanism considers the zebra a power animal, symbolizing balance, the ability to see in black and white and maintenance of individuality within the herd. To dream of a zebra, according to the Drea... Read More »

What does the Sphinx symbolize?

Several theories attempt to explain the symbolic meaning of the Sphinx. Some believe the ancient monument is a testament to the evolution of man from animal, or man's triumph over beast. Another be... Read More »

What does the harpoon symbolize in the old man and the sea?

The lost harpoon - Santiago loses the harpoon as he fends off sharks, symbolic of individuals who lose their faith as life's woes attack.