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Re: The Brokeback Tarot Deck-Strength-Lust-Justice
« Reply #70 on: January 16, 2008, 07:08:28 pm »
That is a very beautiful description - maybe the mountain should be this card?  :)
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Re: The Brokeback Tarot Deck-STRENGTH/LUST/JUSTICE
« Reply #71 on: January 17, 2008, 10:26:16 am »
Sounds great to me!! Any other ideas??

Oh, yes, I had one...the tent!!
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Re: The Brokeback Tarot Deck-Include Name of Card in Subject Line
« Reply #72 on: January 17, 2008, 11:00:36 am »



       With this list, i say the wind ,,,,,,,,Empress
                                the mountain,,,Emporer



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Re: The Brokeback Tarot Deck
« Reply #73 on: January 17, 2008, 11:59:35 am »
Okay, Janice!!

Say, everyone, I've found an excellent tarot site. There are many many sites devoted to this, but check this one out. It has wonderful graphics, too!

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Re: The Brokeback Tarot Deck-RECAP
« Reply #74 on: January 17, 2008, 02:58:37 pm »
Here's where we are with the Major Arcana:

THE MAGICIAN: Ang Lee, Jack
THE HIGH PRIESTESS: Annie Proulx
THE EMPRESS: Lureen, Jack, the Wind
THE EMPEROR: The mountain, Aguirre, Monroe, Ennis
THE HIEROPHANT: The mountain, Aguirre, Randall, Larry McMurtry, Jack
THE LOVERS: Jack and Ennis
THE CHARIOT: Pickup truck
STRENGTH/ADJUSTMENT/JUSTICE: The parting
THE HERMIT: Ennis's isolation, Ma Twist
THE WHEEL: Four years apart, Wedding rings
STRENGTH/LUSTCaution/JUSTICE: The mountain, the tent

Next we have some really fun cards!! THE HANGED MAN, DEATH, TEMPERANCE/ART, and THE DEVIL. Can't wait to hear your ideas about these!!
Also, stay tuned for a whilwind tour of Tarot card graphics styles, from the baroque to the mystical, to the absurd!!
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Re: The Brokeback Tarot Deck-Include Name of Card in Subject Line
« Reply #75 on: January 18, 2008, 01:43:19 pm »
     Ok since i know nothing about tarot cards.. i will step off the precipice since the response is low,\
Maybe it will give others incentive.


       
Here's where we are with the Major Arcana:

THE MAGICIAN: Ang Lee, Jack      -------------------------------------------------  ANG LEE
THE HIGH PRIESTESS: Annie Proulx------------------------------------------------  ANNIE PROULX
THE EMPRESS: Lureen, Jack, the Wind--------------------------------------------- THE WIND
THE EMPEROR: The mountain, Aguirre, Monroe, Ennis------------------------- THE MOUNTAIN
THE HIEROPHANT: The mountain, Aguirre, Randall, Larry McMurtry, Jack----LARRY MCMURTRY
THE LOVERS: Jack and Ennis------------------------------------------------------------ J & E
THE CHARIOT: Pickup truck------------------------------------------------------------- PICKUP TRUCK
STRENGTH/ADJUSTMENT/JUSTICE: The parting----------------------------------THE AXE,SAW
THE HERMIT: Ennis's isolation, Ma Twist----------------------------------------------PA TWIST
THE WHEEL: Four years apart, Wedding rings--------------------------------------WEDDING RINGS OR SIESTA MOTEL
STRENGTH/LUSTCaution/JUSTICE: The mountain, the tent------------------ ----THE TENT........

Next we have some really fun cards!! THE HANGED MAN, DEATH, TEMPERANCE/ART, and THE DEVIL. Can't wait to hear your ideas about these!!
Also, stay tuned for a whilwind tour of Tarot card graphics styles, from the baroque to the mystical, to the absurd


THE HANGED MAN/DEATH.-----------------------------------------------------------------------TIRE IRON/EARL
TEMPERANCE/ART--------------------------------------------------------------------------POST CARD/HARMONICA
THE DEVIL-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------AGUIRRE            of course



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Re: The Brokeback Tarot Deck-RECAP
« Reply #76 on: January 19, 2008, 11:29:32 am »
Next we have some really fun cards!! THE HANGED MAN, DEATH, TEMPERANCE/ART, and THE DEVIL. Can't wait to hear your ideas about these!!

The Death card is often thought to be a message that someone is about to die. It's regularly mentioned in the context of a belief that Tarot is "satanic." However, it doesn't necessarily have anything to do with physical death, though I seem to remember a Swords card that sometimes does.

Here's a good list of some of the interpretations of this card:

going through transition
changing status
moving from the known to the unknown
being cast adrift
waiting in an in-between state
being in the middle
 
eliminating excess
cutting out what isn't necessary
shedding old attitudes
getting down to bare bones
concentrating on essentials
getting back to basics
 
experiencing inexorable forces
being in the path of sweeping change
being caught in the inescapable
going through what cannot be avoided
being part of a powerful movement
riding your fate
accepting the inevitable

Would the 'inevitable force' be something connected with the first tent scene? Here's a short summary of what the Death card implies (from the same site):

In readings, Death often represents an important ending that will initiate great change. It signals the end of an era; a moment when a door is closing. At such times, there may be sadness and reluctance, but also relief and a sense of completion. Death also suggests getting down to basics. Dying has a way of making you concentrate on what's important. This card reminds you to cut out the unnecessary. Death can also mean you will experience an inexorable force. Death is inevitable, and sometimes there are events that are inescapable as well.

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Re: The Brokeback Tarot Deck-Include Name of Card in Subject Line
« Reply #77 on: January 19, 2008, 11:41:29 am »



           Well Marcia, the way you describe inexoriable force, makes me think of the shirts!  Like the death of Ennis' denial.



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Re: The Brokeback Tarot Deck-RECAP
« Reply #78 on: January 20, 2008, 03:23:05 pm »
The Death card is often thought to be a message that someone is about to die. It's regularly mentioned in the context of a belief that Tarot is "satanic." However, it doesn't necessarily have anything to do with physical death, though I seem to remember a Swords card that sometimes does.

Here's a good list of some of the interpretations of this card:

going through transition
changing status
moving from the known to the unknown
being cast adrift
waiting in an in-between state
being in the middle
 
eliminating excess
cutting out what isn't necessary
shedding old attitudes
getting down to bare bones
concentrating on essentials
getting back to basics
 
experiencing inexorable forces
being in the path of sweeping change
being caught in the inescapable
going through what cannot be avoided
being part of a powerful movement
riding your fate
accepting the inevitable

Would the 'inevitable force' be something connected with the first tent scene? Here's a short summary of what the Death card implies (from the same site):

In readings, Death often represents an important ending that will initiate great change. It signals the end of an era; a moment when a door is closing. At such times, there may be sadness and reluctance, but also relief and a sense of completion. Death also suggests getting down to basics. Dying has a way of making you concentrate on what's important. This card reminds you to cut out the unnecessary. Death can also mean you will experience an inexorable force. Death is inevitable, and sometimes there are events that are inescapable as well.

Great information, Marcia! Based on what you write, I'd like to propose Old Man Twist for the Death card!!
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Re: The Brokeback Tarot Deck-TEMPERANCE/ART
« Reply #79 on: January 20, 2008, 07:51:47 pm »
Here's what Tarot Basics says about this card:

This is about the wisdom that resides in matter, in the earth. Alchemy endeavored to change coarse matter into precious matter. Alchemists understood what modern science has learned only recently: solid matter can be converted into an equal quantum of energy. This card encourages you to take the contraindications of your life into your own hands. It also includes fire, which is a cleansing process that burns waste products and allows true intentions to come to light. The gaps between desire and reality, between the conscioius and unconscioius will, can be bridged.

We see Ennis as an artist one time, where he is carving a wooden horse, and looks up at Jack on the mountain.

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