[tags: risky, elf-expression, symbolism] - Tattooing has changed and grown rigorously over the past couple centuries.
The practice of tattooing is an ancient one dating back to about 4000 B. and is worldwide in its distribution (Roenigk 179).
For so many, they have taken on many different representations, each with an equal level of significance.
The importance found in the symbolism of tattoos and their cultural relevance has consistently been a trend found throughout history, religion, and art....
Tattooing has grown to now be considered a mainstream activity and is no longer confined to prison populations, sailors, and gang members.
[tags: Tattoos] - Tattoos and Their Cultural Relevance For as long as there have been people, there have been methods of distinction amongst them.
Historically, tattoos consisted of marks that signified forms of decoration, religious theories, or social status (Kang and Jones).
In modern times, people use tattoos as a form of self-expression, symbolism, or even fashion purposes. With many different interpretations, Through my research I will analyze how the art of tattooing has changed over time, what risks are involved, and if people are judged based on their tattoos....
” It could be because people cannot live in a world without narration and stories.
Since the dawn of mankind stories have been developed both through natural happenings and casual relations, as well as constructed through characters, themes, language and the meaning of words.