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Synonyms for allegorize

interpret as an allegory


make into an allegory


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In Hamlet Shakespeare appears to be portraying the tragedy of irresolution') he has begun to allegorize.
This is because "it is a point of reversal where the text as a whole allegorizes what is said in the text about the call of conscience" (p.
Philo allegorizes in order to "answer Jews in his own community who raise questions of theodicy.
Thus, in Cantata 121, the descent-ascent harmonic "shape" allegorizes both the historical "incarnation of Jesus" (at the turning of the winter solstice) as well as the "subsequent elevation of humanity through faith in the incarnation" (148-89).
In many ways, the novel allegorizes the dispossession of blacks in white America.
Ostensibly dealing with smuggling on the German-Dutch border, the play allegorizes the business methods of capitalism, and when it was finally staged on 16 March 1933, after Hitler's seizure of power, its macabre humour, anti-nationalist tenor and left-wing provenance provoked a riot in the largely pro-Nazi audience.
He both allegorizes himself and signals the power of allegory, as a genre, to make sense of otherwise inchoate origins.
In an attempt to promote penitence Hermas allegorizes variously on the narratives of Sim.
A jongleur who plies his skill to rid Hamelin of rats, and who then, when refused payment, wields his instrument to lure away the town's children, the Pied Piper allegorizes the conscription of music into civic policing and market exchange.
While tracing its doubly-conscious protagonist's return to her birth village--Ayane returns to the fictional Mboasu to attend to her dying mother--this complex debut novel allegorizes the rise of a power-hungry leader who wields blood sacrifice to force unity by submission.
If the narrative are of the "Radcliffe-Romance" always concludes with a happy, sanctified marriage, then the Maturin-Romance always allegorizes the terrors of its unhappy, unholy equivalent.
Collecting is thus both a way of attempting to forget the commodified nature of reality, but also, in Benjamin, a way of replicating or imitating that reality, which further illustrates or allegorizes what commodification means.
The synchronic time dimension, which is all times simultaneously, allegorizes the process of phenomenological, intertextual mediation among texts and traditions that liberates the black written tradition.
If Gothic literature allegorizes guilt, Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Young Goodman Brown" allegorizes evil.
Bernard allegorizes, the Wisse literalizes, frustrating any will to ascent in its dilatory, non-teleological structure and its focus on the personal and practical.