Definition of 'allegory'

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That has to do with the political allegory. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Have we been booked into an allegory? The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Both books employ allegory to convey core convictions. Christianity Today (2000)But the surrealism and political allegory into which this plucky show strays does not yet feel fully thought through. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There's a political allegory in there somewhere. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But he also sought refuge in history, allegory and myth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Russian Revolution has proven itself to be fertile ground for allegory and myth. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)I wrote pages of criticism, pointing out that he had here a great moral allegory that the dream was obscuring. Claire Harman ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON (2005)Two different systems, but it is not really a political allegory because it is sport, which requires competition. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

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