A picture of a dove can be considered to be one of the most well-known of allusions. In many Christian, Jewish and Muslim languages, a picture of a dove appears as a symbolism of God and as a representation of Judaic or Islamic monotheism. The picture of a dove also appears on some Christian works of art as a depiction of the miracle of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. In European history, a number of paintings on different themes have also incorporated the image of a Dove into their artwork.
The usage of the picture of a dove appears to be endless in that it can appear both in sentences and in pictures. However, the exact meaning of the usage of the “dove” word in sentences and pictures of a Dove cannot be clearly determined. In both cases, the two independent clauses, which begin with “the dove”, are interchanged by the author. This change is not always necessary but it does provide an opportunity for an author using the Dove in question to introduce a new idea into the language by introducing an idea that was not present in the sentences.
In the second case, the image of the dove in the second sentence is introduced by way of a preposition: “by the Dove”. As it is not necessary to indicate that the image is a picture, the preposition does not need to follow the word “dove” in the sentences. This makes it possible for authors to introduce new ideas without requiring the use of a picture in the second position. The image of a Dove can therefore be used to refer to almost any image that can be associated with God such as a dove of peace, a dove of wisdom, a dove of life, a dove of peace, etc.
The meaning of the word “Dove” can also be determined from the context in which it appears. When introduced in a sentence as a preposition, it generally indicates movement and motion. In most cases it will be followed by the words “in”, “and” and “on”. In these sentences the words “the” and “thee” are not necessary to indicate that the action is performed in space. These words do not need to be used if the focus of the sentence is on an object that is being described.
In the example above, the picture of a dove can be used to link the words “the dove” and “thee” so that we have the verb describing the action in two independent clauses instead of one. It is important however to ensure that there are no words in the clauses which would suggest an indirect relationship between the subject and the object. In the example above, this could be “the dove is walking”.
Dependent verbs can also be used to link up images. The most common of these types of dependent verbs are “be”, “have” and “was” which all imply a property of something being done (be is a verb). The pictures used to link these properties are usually birds. We have “the dove be eating bread” and “the dove had been eating bread”. Notice the use of the word “be” here; the action must be performed in space, so the words “be” and “the” must be used to link up the images.
In the last example the bird mentioned is not actually part of the bird family. In this example the bird is being used as an image of a dove. We then add “in space” to indicate that the space in which the dove is flying is the place where birds fly. The “be” in “be eating bread” now links back to the verb “to eat” and we get an example of two independent clauses with two verbs, one stating that the dove is eating and the other asserting that the bird has been eating.
Dependent verbs can be used in many of the most beautiful paintings. As I mentioned in the introduction, dependent verbs can stand in two independent clauses. In the above example the dove in the middle of the picture links the verb “be” into the picture of a dove and the image of a bird. Try using dependent clauses to build a gorgeous picture of a dove.