In this card we see a lady in a purple dress playing a lute. Above her is a sword. She is surrounded by clouds.
I see this card as someone who is in the first stages of trying to express their mental realm. She is using her creative powers to express who she is, or to express who she THINKS she is, as this is a card of the mental energies. If you view this card as earth in air then it would be trying to make physical your thoughts, by writing or speaking, or singing, or whatever way you have to get your thoughts out and express them to others. I guess this would also fit if you saw the card as double air.
Place talks about the card representing verbal and artistic expression which is interesting as I'd never really associated swords cards with artistic expression. And yet our art is an expression of what we hold in our mind I guess. it's an interesting way of seeing this card. Also she wears a purple dress so her expression could also represent her spiriutal beliefs as well.