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Answered a Question in The Faerie Queene
As a conceit can be defined as an elaborate metaphor, and Spenser claimed "dark conceit" to be a synonym of "continued allegory," he uses the term to define the nature of his book as an allegory....
Answered a Question in Everyman
Everyman is a religious allegory written anonymously in the late fifteenth century. It is mainly a story of Christian salvation in which the author expresses that the most important thing we have,...
Answered a Question in Lord of the Flies
Most good literature uses characters and plots to represent ideas which ultimately reveal a deeper meaning than what can be read on the surface. A fable can be characterized by its resulting in...
Answered a Question in The Fifties
Yes, as the other two responses to your question say, eNotes has both an analysis and critical essays on this topic: https://www.enotes.com/topics/fifties/in-depth...
Answered a Question in Slaughterhouse-Five
Edgar Derby was one of the prisoners of war who was in Dresden during the city's incineration by firebombing. He survived in the meat locker with Billy Pilgrim. In chapter 5, Billy remembers in a...
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