In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The film is rich in allegorical theme and symbolic imagery, transforming the most banal of materials into miraculous epiphanies.
- His narratives, in which he translates current events, are too allegorical to be history, yet too mutable to be myth.
- Jahangir commissioned some of the most powerful allegorical paintings to emerge from the Mughal School.
- Nowhere do we see a case for Rowling being as allegorical as C.S. Lewis or as skilled with metaphor as Roald Dahl.
- The narrative voice, too, is made vivid: never before in English has the poem sounded less allegorical and more humane.
- I'm always a little nervous about allegorical poems, especially when the subject of the allegory is a long time ago in a land far, far away.
- He himself denied any allegorical significance in his work.
- It is also fitting that she chose such an allegorical, almost mystical way to present such a brutal act.
- In fantasy writing the allegorical quality is simply more obvious.
- His most characteristic works were figures or groups of a historical, literary, allegorical, or symbolic nature.
- Strikingly, most children read Narnia as a simple fantasy story and do not recognise the Christian allegorical nature of the plot.
- Vietnamese songs are very metaphoric and very allegorical and very soft.
- The elements are represented by four allegorical pictures and in the centre of the pavement the mask of Medusa is portrayed.
- In a society dominated by allegorical and historical painting, his scenes of contemporary life were regarded as a novelty.
- A jaunty cow recounts an allegorical tale of bad blood in the herd.
- Melville specifically denies at the beginning of his story that it is allegorical - which it patently is.
- Their paintings have no hidden sides to them, no allegorical finesse.
- I just can't join the bandwagon of rabble rousers determined to endow basic biological functions with allegorical status.
- Such a view of the world was inclined toward mystical and allegorical meaning of reality and truth.
- They never acquire the independent meaning of a neat allegorical subtext.
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