Associations to the word «Allegory»

Wiktionary

ALLEGORY, noun. The representation of abstract principles by characters or figures.
ALLEGORY, noun. A picture, book, or other form of communication using such representation.
ALLEGORY, noun. A symbolic representation which can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, usually a moral or political one.

Dictionary definition

ALLEGORY, noun. A short moral story (often with animal characters).
ALLEGORY, noun. A visible symbol representing an abstract idea.
ALLEGORY, noun. An expressive style that uses fictional characters and events to describe some subject by suggestive resemblances; an extended metaphor.

Wise words

Love. Fall in love and stay in love. Write only what you love, and love what you write. The key word is love. You have to get up in the morning and write something you love, something to live for.
Ray Bradbury