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Symbolism is manifested in many ways that are recognizable. Usually, it is a material reminder of something, but can also be a ritual, an action, repetitive words, etc. An example of a material symbol might be the small flag that is worn on the lapel of public officials. This pin is a material reminder of the horrible events of 911, when the United States was attacked from the air by terrorists. A symbolic ritual example is the 21 gun salute that is typically performed at a veteran’s funeral. This is a symbolic gesture that display respect and remembrance for the sacrifices veterans make for their country. An example of a symbolic act that is common is the action of men taking off their hats when entering a room or when listening something
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