Asked in Symbolism and Symbolic Meanings
Symbolism and Symbolic Meanings
What is a symbol in a story?
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Asked in Allegory and Simile
What in a story can make the story a kind of symbol or allegory with a broader meaning beyond its mere literal meaning?
The unexpected ending of a story can make the story a kind of symbol or allegory with a broader meaning beyond its mere literal meaning is ironic or irony. ...
How does the title The Lightning Thief connect to the story?
During the story, Zeus's lightning bolt, the symbol of his kingship, is stolen by "the lightning thief." ...
Asked in Eucharist (Communion)
What is a story from the gospel that is a symbol of the Eucharist?
The entire sixth chapter of St. John's Gospel is about the Eucharist. The first half of that chapter is the story of the Feeding the Five Thousand, which is a symbol for the Eucharist, which Our Blessed Lord then explains in the second half of that chapter. ...
Asked in Harry Potter
What does the symbol on the back of each Harry Potter mean?
This a very interesting question but I think that you mean the spine of the book, not the back. The symbol on the spine means a little bit about the story. For example, the symbol on the spine in The Deathly Hallows shows the symbol of the Deathly Hallows. ...
Asked in Frankenstein, Mary Shelley
What does fire represent in the story Frankenstein by Mary Shelley?
In the original story by Mary Shelley fire is not exploited as a symbol. It is only in the movies that the monster is afraid of fire and here it is not used as a symbol only a plot device to get the monster all riled up. ...
Asked in Irony and Fallacy
A story that uses situational irony to create an unexpected event of ending creates a type of allegory or symbol that?
has meaning beyond the literal meaning of the story
Asked in The Difference Between
What is the difference between a literal and a symbolic story?
symbolic meaning is the symbol that the subject/object symbolizes.What does the subject/object symbolize? Whereas the literal meaning is the moral of the story. What does the story teach us? ...