Figurative codes for months’ names are chosen using either the Symbolization method or the Connection to Familiar Information method.
Such figurative codes are used to memorize months’ names in precise dates, as well as in some other techniques. For example, in the “Calendar” technique, fixation of events of each day in the memory makes it possible to memorize dates by events and events by their dates.
||Champagne (31 December)
||Polar Bear (National Polar Bear Day)
||Civil War Memorial (Memorial Day)
||American Flag (Flag Day)
||Firework (Independence Day)
||Mustard (National Mustard Day)
||Protractor (1 September, school)
||Ice (first ice appears)
||Snowman (first snow falls)
The presence of figurative codes for months in an association instantly allows understanding of what type of information is encoded in the image connection. Obviously, if an association you see has the figurative code of a month, this is either a precise date or a timetable or a holiday.