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allegory
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

3 uses
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Definition a fictional story whose characters, items, or events are symbolic to express a deeper meaning
  • Other arrangements could be devised according to the tastes or views of those who like allegory or topical reference.
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  • But I cordially dislike allegory in all its manifestations, and always have done so since I grew old and wary enough to detect its presence.
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  • I think that many confuse 'applicability' with 'allegory'; but the one resides in the freedom of the reader, and the other in the purposed domination of the author.
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