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allegory
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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Definition
a fictional story whose characters, items, or events are symbolic to express a deeper meaning
  • 'Ah, but it was symbolic,' they'll say, 'an allegory,' and the devil knows what all!
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (77% in)
  • "Besides, all that's by way of allegory in Gogol, for he's made all the names have a meaning.
    Book 8 — Mitya (75% in)

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