Tarot Literalism

So, I have this problem with learning the Tarot.

My first (and main) deck is the Wheel of the Year tarot, and it’s gorgeous and I love it. However, when I’m reading about the different cards online they often refer to very specific details in the Rider-Waite images as important symbols for the various meanings of the cards. Most other decks I’ve found don’t reproduce all of these minute details, so reading them and looking for those same symbols becomes very difficult.

Is this something other people struggle with? Or do most people just kind of intuit the card meanings from their specific deck’s images?

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Sionnan

Frigga devotee, Dedicant of Ar nDraiocht Fein

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