metaphor

apologues

/ˈapəlɒɡ/

noun

A moral fable, especially one with animals as characters.

An Arthurian element surfaces in later genres of literature such as stories or apologues in bardic verse, ballads and oral tales, and even genealogies.

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apologue

/ˈæpəlɔɡ/

noun

A moral fable, especially one with animals as characters.

An Arthurian element surfaces in later genres of literature such as stories or apologues in bardic verse, ballads and oral tales, and even genealogies.

parable,analogy,metaphor,symbol,emblem

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allegory

/ˈæləˌɡɔri/

noun

A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one.

Pilgrim’s Progress is an allegory of the spiritual journey

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allegories

/ˈalɪɡ(ə)ri/

noun

A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one.

Pilgrim’s Progress is an allegory of the spiritual journey

parable,analogy,metaphor,symbol,emblem

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