In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- If you had sat through that entire game, and had experienced something of that season, you would have known that this home run was a great moment, yes, but one in a long story - not an allegory nor morality tale.
- Later works, like The Croquet Player, are fables or political allegories.
- Panofsky argued that to understand any piece of Renaissance art it was necessary to understand its subject matter: images, stories, and allegories.
- No one would want to be so foolish as to suggest that this poem is an allegory of trouble in the Church.
- A story is an allegory of real life; the characters are allegories of real people, since you only take the important parts of their lives.
- The interactions between the characters in Springtime obviously form a political allegory, but rarely have I seen allegorical conceits that were as likeable as these characters are.
- It can, and has, also been interpreted as an allegory of the political, economic and social adventures of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries.
- For those who don't know, the story is a futuristic allegory of the Arab Revolt familiar to most through the film Lawrence of Arabia.
- Lewis repeatedly denied that the Narnia stories were allegories.
- At a news conference, Lucas acknowledged the political allegories of the saga, which could have contemporary resonance although he wrote it at the time of the Nixon era.
- It is, for example, perfectly possible to read the poem as an allegory not of war but of the ‘war’ between the sexes.
- You could read the relationship as a love story or an allegory of two sides struggling to come together - East and West, Christian and Muslim, the have and the have-not - against the creeping influence of negativity.
- My university education had transformed me into a theistic evolutionist, one who believed that God intended the Genesis account of creation to be an allegory picturing the total evolution of the cosmos.
- Lyly's play uses the myth to present a political allegory of Philip of Spain, by giving Midas and his courtiers what was considered by a contemporary English audience to be a specifically Spanish characteristic: the desire for gold.
- I believe that categorizing this story as an allegory is more appropriate than doing so as a myth because a myth is defined as explaining natural phenomenon.
- Throw Away Kids was three interwoven stories presenting as an allegory of the experience of Native people the world over.
- Some feminist critics have interpreted Frankenstein as an allegory of childbirth which, in this case, is the product of solitary male propagation, being the proverbial scientist's brain child.
- My first response upon rereading the book, largely thanks to my current preoccupations, was to interpret the story as an allegory about writing fiction.
- I've been thinking about Kafka's ‘Metamorphosis’, a story which is an allegory about how we view those who are chronically ill.
- John Ford's classic western, starring John Wayne, is a political allegory about how ‘civilisation’ managed to conquer America's Wild West.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.