In much the same way, it's just an iconic stand-in for me, made such that it invokes in the mind of the viewer, me.
...What is with everyone lately? We're all talking about the idea of the icon, images of the self, and in the images of the self in the minds of others. It's making me paranoid, like I'm living the first ten minutes of a Serial Experiments episode. Themes usually aren't layered this thick in everyday life, you know.