4 edition of Allegory and the modern southern novel found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -146) and index.
|LC Classifications||PS261 .W54 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 149 p. :|
|Number of Pages||149|
|LC Control Number||93036368|
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Date: Editeur / Publisher: Macon, Ga: Mercer University Press, Type: Livre / Book Langue / Language: anglais / English ISBN: ISBN: Catalogue Worldcat. Roman américain-- États-Unis (sud)-- Histoire et critique. Roman américain-- 20e siècle-- Histoire et critique. C.S. Lewis's The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe is a famous religious allegory.
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George Orwell's novel Animal Farm, on the other hand, is a political allegory. Though set in a barnyard, the. The best modern classic books. This modern classics book list is my best guess about the books that matter from a period of not-quite 50 years in the second half of the twentieth century.
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Animal farm is an allegorical novella. An allegeory is a story which is an extended metaphor and symbolizes a real life event/situation. In this case, it is inspired by the Russian revolution. The characters in the book represent real life people/. An allegory is the rhetorical strategy of extending a metaphor through an entire narrative.
Thus, it's a longer description, illustration, analogy, or comparison than a simile or a metaphor would be. In an allegory, any objects, persons, and actions in the text are a part of that large metaphor and equate to meanings that lie outside the : Richard Nordquist.
Discover the best Christian Classics & Allegories in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. A Christ figure, also known as a Christ-Image is a literary technique that the author uses to draw allusions between their characters and the biblical loosely, the Christ figure is a spiritual or prophetic character who parallels Jesus, or other spiritual or prophetic figures.
In general, a character should display more than one correspondence with the story of Jesus. African-American Modernist Fiction.
The influence of Modernism on Morrison's work cannot be stressed enough. Morrison wrote her Master's thesis on Virginia Woolf and William Faulkner – two of the most important figures of British and American Modernism, respectively.
Their influence can be seen in the form of the novel, which features the multiple perspectives and stream-of. While prose rather than verse became the standard of the modern novel, the ancestors of the modern European novel include verse epics in the Romance language of southern France, especially those by Chrétien de Troyes (late 12th century), and in Middle English (Geoffrey Chaucer's (c.
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