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Symbolism

Symbols concretize the abstract. What does "love" mean? Who knows, really? It means different things to different people and in different contexts. Associating an abstract concept like love to a...

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Symbolism

In literature, “symbolism” and “allusion” resemble each other in some ways but differ from each other in other ways. Distinguishing between them is made all the more difficult since “symbolism”...

Latest answer posted August 24, 2011, 2:08 pm (UTC)

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Symbolism

As an art form and the means of transmitting philosophical statements, Symbolism is greatly influential in culture. There are literally thousands of conscious and unconscious symbols used every day...

Latest answer posted March 5, 2012, 8:28 am (UTC)

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These two literary figures of speech are not necessarily related, though they can interchangeably be connected. An allusion is a direct or implied reference to some sort of person, place or event;...

Latest answer posted August 5, 2011, 2:58 am (UTC)

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You didn't specify a specific work, so let me answer this question from a general literature analysis stand point. Many times in literature, novels and poetry alike, writers use symbols to signify...

Latest answer posted July 29, 2012, 4:59 am (UTC)

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