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Unformatted text preview: secular authorities anticipated that this combination would be very controversial and they were right. This reading is similar to the one concerning Tokorozawa High School as well the reading by Cerullo. In the Tokorozawa example the children of the school protested the flag much like the Polish protested the communist regime. While the students protested the symbolism of the flag, the Polish protestors used the symbol of St. Stanislaw to further their agenda. Cerullo mentions in his article that symbols have the power to create bonds between citizens. I find this to be quite evident in the reading about St. Stanislaw. The citizens of Poland bonded together over the legend in opposition to their government, without the cohesion that the legend provided for them the may not have rallied the way they did....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course POLISCI 790:103 taught by Professor Craig during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.
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