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Friday, August 31, 2012

SYMBOLISM OF THE CHICKEN: GOOGLE

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  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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