What is the narrative technique used by the author in The Pilgrim's Progress?

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Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress is a prime example of an allegorical narrative. An allegory is an extended metaphor used by the author to convey a particular message. The Pilgrim's Progress is an allegory on the faith journey of the individual Christian believer. All of the characters in the story have names that fit in with the overarching allegorical narrative. For example, the protagonist is called Christian; and he is spurred to embark upon his journey by Evangelist . These may seem...

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