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LEGOMENON: What is the Meaning? | Online Literary Journal & Magazine

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ART ANALYSIS

Edward Hopper Nighthawks Diner Painting Meaning & Film Noir Analysis

Edward Hopper Nighthawks Diner Painting Meaning & Film Noir Analysis

Aug 23, 2013 What is the meaning of artist Edward Hopper's diner painting Nighthawks? The scene seems to come straight out of classic Hollywood film noir.

Symbols of Death in Art Analysis: Ingmar Bergman Seventh Seal Meaning

Symbols of Death in Art Analysis: Ingmar Bergman Seventh Seal Meaning

Aug 22, 2013 An analysis of The Seventh Seal reveals the meaning of art history in the film, with Ingmar Bergman using multiple symbols of death in art popular during the Black Death.

Guernica Meaning: Analysis & Interpretation of Painting by Pablo Picasso

Guernica Meaning: Analysis & Interpretation of Painting by Pablo Picasso

Jul 31, 2013 What is the meaning of Guernica, the 1937 mural by Pablo Picasso? Spain and bullfighting influence the meaning of this famous anti war painting.

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MUSIC & SONG LYRICS INTERPRETATION

The Movie Inside Llewyn Davis & Bob Dylan: Who Is Llewyn Davis?

The Movie Inside Llewyn Davis & Bob Dylan: Who Is Llewyn Davis?

Mar 17, 2014 Who is Llewyn Davis? There are similarities between the fictional title character of the Coen Brothers' movie Inside Llewyn Davis and Bob Dylan. Is Llewyn Davis Bob Dylan?

Songs About Religious Doubt & Faith by Non

Songs About Religious Doubt & Faith by Non "Christian" Music Artists

Jul 15, 2013 There's probably a lot of people out there who can't stand most religious music made by "Christian" music artists. Why is it so hard to find not just good songs about faith, but also songs about doubt?

Siouxsie & The Banshees Metal Postcard, John Heartfield Photomontage Art

Siouxsie & The Banshees Metal Postcard, John Heartfield Photomontage Art

Jul 05, 2013 What does Siouxsie and the Banshees' post punk music have to do with anti Nazi Berlin Dada art? Everything!

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MOVIES & FILM CRITIQUE

The Movie Inside Llewyn Davis & Bob Dylan: Who Is Llewyn Davis?

The Movie Inside Llewyn Davis & Bob Dylan: Who Is Llewyn Davis?

Mar 17, 2014 Who is Llewyn Davis? There are similarities between the fictional title character of the Coen Brothers' movie Inside Llewyn Davis and Bob Dylan. Is Llewyn Davis Bob Dylan?

Edward Hopper Nighthawks Diner Painting Meaning & Film Noir Analysis

Edward Hopper Nighthawks Diner Painting Meaning & Film Noir Analysis

Aug 23, 2013 What is the meaning of artist Edward Hopper's diner painting Nighthawks? The scene seems to come straight out of classic Hollywood film noir.

Tiger in a Tropical Storm: Life of Pi Meaning, Analysis, Movie Symbolism

Tiger in a Tropical Storm: Life of Pi Meaning, Analysis, Movie Symbolism

Jul 24, 2013 Was Henri Rousseau's painting A Tiger in a Tropical Storm one of the influences of the novel and movie Life of Pi? An analysis of Rousseau's painting reveals the hidden meaning and symbolism of Life of Pi.

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What is LEGOMENON and what does it mean?

LEGOMENON is an online literary magazine founded in 2011 and currently edited by , an Indiana University English Literature graduate. The primary objective of LEGOMENON literary magazine is to ask the question, "What is the meaning?" A secondary goal of LEGOMENON is to publish compelling nonfiction content that people actually want to read, with a special focus on literary criticism and analyzing the work of current musicians and artists. Contact editor@legomenon.com with any additional questions, inquiries, and comments.

What is the definition of hapax legomenon? In Greek, Hapax Legomenon means "something said only once" in a whole body of text. Most people talk about them in relation to the Bible and other old, historical texts, but hapax legomena are not so popular in modern literature. That's where LEGOMENON literary journal comes in. For an example of a hapax legomenon, look here.

What does Legomenon mean when you use it all by itself? Like the meaning of so many things, that too is up for interpretation. According to the Greek lexicon, Lego is a verb and root word meaning to say, speak, or teach. The meaning of the suffix -menon is disputed and not very widely used, with the most common example being in the word phenomenon. However, some academic sources suggest that the Greek word menome essentially means "I stand alone." When you put it all together, Legomenon means to speak alone. What a name for an online literary journal that asks the question, "What is the meaning?"

LEGOMENON Article Submission Guidelines

Following a new online magazine format, new content is published in LEGOMENON regularly, sometimes even daily. The regular availability of new content allows loyal readers of our online mag access to new articles and scholarly work on a continual basis, not just once a month or whenever the editors get around to it. There is really only one edition of LEGOMENON. LEGOMENON constantly changes, warps, and morphs into something new and different before your very eyes.

Online Magazine for Nonfiction Literary Criticism: Contribute to LEGOMENON

If you would like your original article analyzing the meaning of art, poetry, song lyrics, literature or film to appear in LEGOMENON, send your submissions to editor@legomenon.com.

Guest posts must be at least 600 words in length and ask and attempt to answer the question, "What is the meaning?" Essay submission does not guarantee that your article will be published in LEGOMENON. Substandard content will be (1) rejected or (2) edited by a LEGOMENON writer and/or returned to the author for additional editing before approval for publishing is granted. The views and opinions expressed in articles published in the literary magazine do not necessarily represent the opinion of all LEGOMENON writers, but the individual article author only.

"The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them." Anton Chekhov

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