allegory[ al-uh-gawr-ee, -gohr-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF allegory
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ALLEGORY
The allegory is the life of its author cast in an imaginative form.
They've got no use for Beauty, Allegory, all that high-brow racket.
Khalid proceeds with his allegory of the Muleteer and the Pack-Mule.
The composite animal in Book IX is an allegory of the parts of the soul.
The allegory has a political as well as a philosophical meaning.
You must be asleep when you read, not to see that the temptation of Eve is only an allegory.
Katherine laughed in spite of herself, but she understood the allegory.
Was he a quadruped with mane and tail, or an allegory invented to typify destiny?
It is for this reason that they have been classified under the label of allegory.
This allegory was fatal, but does not bear on her real belief about her experiences.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR ALLEGORY
- fairy tale
- long and short of it
- news item
- old saw