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A cinematic masterpiece about one man's existential fight against implacable power: Allegory about society's alienating impulse or protest against groupthink?
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

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The ship of fools was a popular allegory in medieval art and literature.

He is also credited with banishing all the snakes from Ireland, and it is to this accomplishment that I would like to share this allegory and join with St. Patrick in banishing the snakes from all of Babylon, everywhere.

Everything for me becomes allegory.
(Charles Baudelaire)

I must admit to being a sucker for movies that take an allegory or fable and make it real.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

Toshiki Okada’s play at Japan Society uses an allegory to dissect the relationship among these three countries.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

But if deftly handled, the 1947 allegory about resentful have-nots trapped on the lower rung of a classist society...
(Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Miss Violence is a grim tale of family dysfunction that also stands as an allegory about moral and economic decline in Greek society.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

The man’s attempt to separate himself from the toxic environment that surrounds him could be existential metaphor or political allegory.
(Deborah Young in The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

San Francisco-based atheist author David Fitzgerald says that there is no evidence that Jesus existed and was probably a literary allegory created from rival cults and Jewish stories.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

And more than a little allegory. (Spoiler alert up to Episode 401) In the pre-credit sequence, a shadowy figure hands a broadsword to a bladesmith who removes its handle, places it on a forge and melts it down to molten red Valerian steel.
(Forbes - Business, )

The Hunger Games movies have unfolded in a relative blitzkrieg — four movies in four years — and in a fan-fueled fever that has masked some seriously silly political allegory with the thrill of survival games and the awesome star power of Jennifer Lawrence.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

He trod a delicate line between censorship and lies by critiquing the Stalinism of Enver Hoxha's Albania through fable, allegory and historical transposition, sometimes throwing the dictator a bone, and escaping dissident status by virtue of his international success.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

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