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It's a very allegorical description.

In an essay similarly devoted to allegorical procedures in contemporary art, Buchloh discusses 6 women artists.

When you kill somebody in the movies, it matters, whereas in literature it can be allegorical.
(Barbet Schroeder)

A woman finds herself inexplicably cut off from civilization in Julian Roman Pölser's absorbing allegorical tale.
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

'Mother!," Darren Aronofsky's tour de force of allegorical misdirection, is about many things, in succession and simultaneously.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

A grieving man is counseled by the Holy Trinity in 'The Shack,' an allegorical drama starring Sam Worthington and Octavia Spencer.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Rembrandt’s allegorical painting depicting hearing, one of four of his works now on view at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, England.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Whichever allegorical tale you subscribe to, the release today of OpenStack's latest version, dubbed Havana, is a significant milestone for the initiative.
(Forbes - Business, )

The unknown works found in a Munich flat include a self-portrait of Otto Dix (pictured), a portrait of a woman by Matisse and an allegorical work by Chagall.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Ghitani, whose work was frequently published in English translations, was most famous for “Zayni Barakat” (1974), a scorching allegorical critique of totalitarianism.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Like Dances with Wolves before it it is an American fable that uses First Nations characters to support its allegorical intent, and one that never escapes the colonial gaze of the western genre.
(Jesse Wente in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Paulo Coelho's mega-selling novels and memoirs - allegorical, abounding in aphorisms and supplemented by a prolific social-media output - have made him a revered figure for millions of modern-day seekers.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

The current economic and entrepreneurial conditions in Main Street America: An allegorical comparison of the disruptive state of affairs in the 21st century marketplace and Charles Dickens' analysis of 18th century England.
(Jim Blasingame, Contributor in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

In the early 1920s, Nobel-winning Bengali poet and dramatist Rabindranath Tagore wrote the play “Red Oleanders” (a.k.a “Raktokarobi”), a lyrical and allegorical tale about a warm-hearted woman who rallies the working class against a lazily greedy king.
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Fred Stonehouse's amusing, sometimes haunting paintings adopt many of the conventions of portraiture - head-and-shoulder framing, three-quarter view - but the subjects assume a kind of allegorical stature, tarot card-like, representing a mythic persona, fantastic condition or daunting syndrome.
(Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

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