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Old 19 February 2014, 03:37 PM
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Originally Posted by A Turtle Named Mack View Post
Some things are just setting or description. In A Horse With No Name, both the horse and 'the river that flowed' are symbolic - they mean something beyond just a horse and a dry riverbed. But the 'plants and hills and rocks and things' are just setting the scene of being in a desert; they do not symbolize being in a desert, they ARE the desert.
How do you know that? Did the Symbolism Ministry issue an authoritative ruling on "A Horse with No Name"?
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