Allegory in a Sentence  πŸ”‰

Definition of Allegory

a story or picture that conveys a hidden meaning

Examples of Allegory in a sentence

1. Santa Claus is an allegory that illustrates how one person can change the world by giving. πŸ”‰

2. The fisherman uses a sinking boat as an allegory for a bad marriage; if you ignore the leaks for a while, you both drown. πŸ”‰

3. The Beauty and the Beast, a story about a young girl trapped in a strange house with a beast she must love, could be an allegory for submitting to domestic violence. πŸ”‰

4. The photo of a sea horse clinging to a pink plastic q-tip serves as an allegory for the state of our oceans. πŸ”‰

5. If anyone is seeking a nice allegory for the rise and fall of Western civilization, then you'll find it at Subway: The sandwiches used to be great then went downhill. πŸ”‰

6. The novel Animal Farm is basically an allegory in which animals represent humans associated with corporate greed.  πŸ”‰

7. The poem opens with an allegory for death, describing how he must climb up the narrow winding stair to bed, in his home. The narrow stair reflects the figurative climbing one takes to heaven, and bed is referring to one’s final resting place. πŸ”‰

8. Perhaps heaven is just an allegory for something nice and doesn't actually exist. πŸ”‰

9. Yelp has become an allegory of our country in a sense; a big, dumb, uninformed mass of people having absolutely no concept of what good is or understand the true meaning of quality. πŸ”‰

10. Some say The Walking Dead is an allegory for our fear of outsiders, a horror-show representing our opposition to immigration. πŸ”‰


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