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interpret as an allegory

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Finn's recoil from, and resistance to the grandmother, I argue, might also reflect the response of the new generation of Irish women who perceive the allegorisation of "Mother Ireland" as both inadequate and damaging (Lyons 141).
Embroidery, van Niekerk asserts, gives her as author carte blanche to play with allegorisation and self-reflection.
Here he takes his cue from Benjamin's account of the Trauerspiel and its distinctive forms of allegorisation and having whetted our appetite in the first two chapters, he now seeks to expand his portfolio of readings.
Despite his many objections, however, Ahmad at one point in his essay supports Jameson's earlier assertion that allegories can apply to both first and third-world texts: "If we replace the idea of the nation with that larger, less restricting idea of collectivity, and if we start thinking of the process of allegorisation not in nationalistic terms but simply asa relation between private and public, personal and communal, then it also becomes possible to see that allegorisation is by no means specific to the so-called third world" (15).
Hardie (2002b, 67-8) summarizes the various strategies involved in such 'linking': "We might think of the poem as a kind of allegorisation or hypostatisation of the principle of desire, lifted above its instantiation within individual subjects; Lacan's adoption of a linguistic model of the unconscious tends in any case to give the system priority over the individual, in accordance with the teachings of modern linguistics.
an exposition of the allegorisation of the harp, Minet-Mahy notes the
Toutefois, cette allegorisation ideologique ne doit etre acceptee qu'avec beaucoup de circonspection.
Since a concept of dialectics is, for him, clearly refuted by his allegorisation of Hegel's allegory, the Frankfurt School's historical-dialectical analysis of the relationship between reason and unreason, and its dialectical linkage of rationality with political economy, is obviously not what Gilroy has in mind when he argues for elective affinities between black and Jewish analysis.
16), and that the "aims of mediaeval Arabic prosopography call for allegorisation rather than characterisation" (p.
the older allegory was allegorisation of a literal text, I am talking of theological understanding of a text that already in itself has some sort of allegorical character.