The World. We know that pictures do not necessarily mean man or woman but representative of both male and female yet the picture drawn is definately female not a Hermaphrodite as stated. Look at the feet, the hands, the neck. The oval wreath is vaginal in shape and is a symbol of rebirth. I think the reference to a hermaphrodite is unnecessary. Birth, rebirth is female. I'm sure that some hermaphrodites may be able to give birth, I just don't think because a cloth is placed there is some hidden meaning in that one!
I would appreciate some advice or further explanation as to the above 2 points.
Moragana the Dark
Who is to say that the picture drawn is definitely female and not a hermaphrodite? What says she is definitely female? Because the individual in the card has breasts? There are many things painted with breasts that don't necessarily equate to being entirely female.. I don't see how the reference to hermaphrodite is unnecessary, given the point that you don't quite understand it as you have stated here? Some have linked the figure in the World Card with the Figure in the Hanged Man Card as well as if you feel the energy around the World card it has a lot of masculine energy as well. It has both feminine and masculine energy coming together to form a complete whole. So you can see where they would link the Hermaphrodite reference. I'm sure there is more to it but that Is what I have off the top of my head.