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Friday, August 31, 2012



  Commonly, in dream dictionaries, the chicken is said to represent fertility (the whole "chicken and egg" argument notwithstanding).

 In Chinese dream interpretation, the chicken is symbolic of pride: he is the first creature to greet the sun, the first to announce his presence to the world (which, in light of the age-old argument, may be the East's solution to the question: the chicken announced itself, and then bothered to procreate).

However, they also have a secondary symbolism.

 Chickens are agents of enlightenments in their adulation of dawn.

Throughout mythology and folklore, it is always the chicken who represents the break of day; they are the auditory signal that wakes the sleepers.

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