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allegory
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

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Definition
a fictional story whose characters, items, or events are symbolic to express a deeper meaning
  • The allegory of a physical mountain for the spiritual one that stands between each soul and its goal is an easy and natural one to make.
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  • At first he doesn't see what it is, but then he becomes aware that the Chairman has completely bypassed Socrates' description of the One and has jumped ahead to the allegory of the chariot and the horses.
    Part 4 (73% in)
  • In this allegory the seeker, trying to reach the One, is drawn by two horses, one white and noble and temperate, and the other surly, stubborn, passionate and black.
    Part 4 (73% in)

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