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"Allegories" is a musical album of North Texas Wind Symphony.

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Allegories: The Four Allegories is a series of four small panel paintings in the Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice, Italy by the Italian Renaissance master Giovanni Bellini, whose date has been variously argued as different points in the range 1490-1504. They all measure 34 or 32 x 22 cm in size.

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Google previewTennyson's Gareth and Lynette, Lancelot and ELaine, The Passing of Arthur (1905)

by Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson

yon four fools, " The most obvious external difference between the two allegories is that there are five sculptured figures but only four knights, the hermit having distinguished between Nox and Mors, while with the brethren they are ...

Google previewA Guide to Asian Philosophy Classics (2012)

by Puqun Li

The key difference between the two allegories is that in the Katha, the Self is behind and beyond both physical and mental faculties (including reason), whereas with Plato it is reason that is reining in desire and spirit. In sum, what is the Self or ...

Google previewVirgil: General articles and the Eclogues (1999)

by Philip R. Hardie

Another reason why the characters of Attic tragedy could never be mere allegories is that they were always accepted as real creatures of flesh and blood. Although the ancient myths are no longer enacted as if they were history pure and ...

Google previewCinema and Inter-American Relations (2012)

Tracking Transnational Affect by Adrián Pérez Melgosa

If, paraphrasing Teresa Brennan, identity is an illusion purchased at the price of dumping negative affects on the other, the struggle over the meaning of these cinematic allegories is a struggle to reaffirm national, regional and cultural identities.

Google previewDictionary of Images and Symbols in Counselling (1998)

by William Stewart

Symbols erupt spontaneously from the unconscious, while allegories are man- made substitutes. Symbolism is the language of nature speaking to humankind, the whole person of feeling and thinking, as well as of sensing and intuition.

Google previewThe New Dictionary of Thoughts (2015)

by Tryon Edwards

Allegories, when well chosen, are like so many tracks of light in a discourse, that make everything about them clear and beautiful.— Addison. The allegory of a sophist is always screwed; it crouches and bows like a snake, which is never ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Post-Colonial Literatures in English (2004)

by Eugene Benson, L.W. Conolly

Third World expatriate writers tendtowrite allegories, a tendency that increases as the writer's stay abroad is prolonged. Allegory is more thana metaphor or symbolic reference; itforms the verystructural principle of the work. Rao's novels are ...

Google previewSubject Headings Used in the Dictionary Catalogues of the Library of Congress (1919)

Allegories. N7710 (Art) * PR509.

Google previewA Dictionary of Thoughts (1908)

by Tryon Edwards

ALLEGORIES, — Allegories, when well chosen, are like so many tracks of light in a discourse, that make everything about them clear and beautiful. — Addison. The allegory of a sophist is always screwed ; it crouches and bows like a snake, ...

Google previewDay's Collacon: an Encyclopaedia of Prose Quotations (1884)

Consisting of Beautiful Thoughts, Choice Extracts and Sayings, of the Most Eminent Writers of All Nations, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time, Together with a Comprehensive Biographical Index of Authors, and an Alphabetical List of Subjects Quoted

Allegories at once please and instruct. S. Town. Allegory dwells in a transparent palace. Lemierre. Allegory is in words what hieroglyphics are in painting. N. Webster. Allegory exhibits one thing in words, another in meaning. Quintilian.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica, Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1810)

mixed allegories ; that is, such wherein the proper name Elocution. of the thing is expressed, which the whole fimili-TYElocution der a metonymy. On the contrary, in the second example, where dark stands for thick, the effect is put for a remote ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Urban Studies (2009)

by Ray Hutchison

The frescoed allegories of Good and Bad Government were painted in 1338–1339.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Feminist Literary Theory (2009)

by Elizabeth Kowaleski-Wallace

With Domestic Allegories of Political Desire: The Black Heroine's Text at the Turn of the Century, Tate produced a work that many predict will be one of the defining studies in the field. In these books and in articles on Gwendolyn Brooks, Ralph ...

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I think cinema is closer to allegories than to reality. It's closer to our dreams. (Manuel Puig)
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Scrabble value of A1L1L1E1G2O1R1I1E1S1

The value of this 10-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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