female symbol

female symbol

—the universally-used symbol for the female.
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PHOENIX: Commonly seen alongside a dragon, the Phoenix symbolises the empress and is commonly a female symbol.
After all, he concluded, wasn't Marianne, the female symbol of the French Republic, usually depicted with her breasts exposed?
C/ere are three cubicles once inside, one of which has a female symbol on the door, a second of which a male symbol and the third, nothing.
According to The Daily Mail, Gallus Strobel, mayor of the Black Forest town of Triberg, has demanded that spaces in the parking are painted with a male or female symbol depending on their perceived difficulty.
As he tries to translate this primordial female symbol into different languages, the Professor reveals his outmost confusion.
He therefore is able to "appropriate the typically female symbol" of the hearth and convert it to a symbol of his own masculine power to protect black women from white penetration (67).
According to Marjorie Hussain A predominant factor of Lunis three dimensional work is addressed by an understanding of the cycle of life common to all living things, primarily the life force represented by a female symbol, significant as the giver of life and continuity.
5 What is the name of the female symbol of Liberty and Reason who is an unofficial French national emblem?
All of us desperately checked the door for a familiar male or female symbol to reassure us we were in the right place.
Laetitia Casta, 21, will appear on French stamps, coins and as a bust in every town hall in the country after being chosen as "Marianne" - the female symbol of the French republic.
Moreover, as Sandra Lieb argues in her discussion of the erotic lyrics of Ma Rainey's songs, Rainey "represented a new kind of female symbol in black popular entertainment, different from minstrel stereotypes of suffering mammies, tragic mulattoes, 'sepia lovelies,' and hot-blooded sexpots: she was a mama, an authority generative, nurturant, yet sexual" (170).
This splendid and dramatic triumph of feminist liberation takes place in the Ring, which is not only a female symbol but the ironic symbol of the male-female union.