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By interpreting this night's fight as an allegoric story, we learn more about the nature of prophecy.
In both articles the author discusses the significance of the symbolic apparatus of Pynchon's masterpiece through a careful selection and examination of a few focal images and controlling symbols, which he traces back to the Puritan allegoric and symbolic imagination infusing the whole American literary tradition.
Through these allusions one can begin to form a wider perspective of the allegoric poem.
The school emphasized Africa's contribution to Brazilian culture through monumental allegoric floats and luxurious and flashing costumes decorated with exotic bird feathers.
Bell takes a stand against the widespread critical belief that both plays about the Salem witch hunts serve as allegoric treatments of the conduct of the House Un-American Activities Committee.
Allegoric book describing interrelations between people represents great interest for readers, he stated.
Thus, in L'Algarabie--"an allegoric text of the battle for hegemony between the political sectors derived from Marxism" ("texto alegorico de la lucha por la hegemonia entre los sectores politicos derivados del marxismo" [Molero de la Iglesia 683])--Carlos Bustamante, one of its main characters, suffers a sudden invasion of the unknown.
Even though in Wonderland she was "never so ordered about before (Gardner 125), all Alice encounters are parodies of the guides (both subjective and objective) which are available to the more conventional allegoric hero.
This is not an allegoric commentary on the enduring situation.
Moreover, his simple, straightforward, occasionally allegoric or parabolic narrative, and his concern with simple, uneducated laborers appealed to the proletarian readership throughout the world.
If Dante had been on the plane with us, he would have been terrified," Enola Gay pilot Paul Tibbet was quoted as saying after the Hiroshima blast, as he referred to medieval Italian poet Dante Alighieri and his allegoric hell, Inferno.
The emblem genre, a hybrid form of allegoric images combined with elucidating texts, proves to be an ideal medium for the expression of moral maxims not only in illustrated books, but also in the material culture: for example, in architectural decorations, pageantry, on medals, glassware, furnishings, even weaponry.