The gaff, the muck-fork spear and the hayfork-turf candle form a tripod for the salmon to cradle in and are heroic in size and cast in bronze.
The project stemmed from a critical look at the tradition of heroic , nationalistic exposition architecture.
They want lively narrative, bold handling of intrepid if not downright heroic characters, and an unflinching recognition of our past militarism.
Kit's lunchbox is decorated with WPA-style heroic locomotives.
The cadence, phrasing, and rhythm of the language is very similar to that found in The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle and in heroic contemporary Anglo-Saxon poetry.
Even so, a number of crosses and grave slabs from northern England do incorporate warrior imagery and scenes from Scandinavian heroic culture.
The complete dominance of the composition by the figures, themselves projected on so heroic a scale, was a major influence on the course of High Renaissance art.
The Taiping Rebellion had added another dimension to these folk memories, expressed in heroic tales of the imaginary exploits of its leader Hong Xiuquan.
They bring the highfalutin heroic language back down to earth and make it palatable.
Being aware of our own heritage makes us able to speak the same language that the Iraqis speak - the heroic language.