Find reviews of hundreds of FREE online college classes at StudyOnline

Sample sentences for the GRE study word allegory

allegory can be used as a noun

1.Briefly, _Piers Plowman_ is an allegory of life. - from English Literature by William J. Long
2.The allegory has a political as well as a philosophical meaning. - from The Republic by Plato
3.The composite animal in Book IX is an allegory of the parts of the soul. - from The Republic by Plato
4.Among ourselves, this is an allegory and the psychologist of morals reads the whole star-writing merely as an allegorical and symbolic language in which much may be unexpressed. - from Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche
5.It is a prose _Paradise Lost_, and would undoubtedly be known as a remarkable allegory were it not overshadowed by its great rival. - from English Literature by William J. Long
6.Which things are an allegory for these are the two covenants the one from the mount Sinai, which gendereth to bondage, which is Agar. - from The King James Bible
7.The modern man loses himself in the confused allegory of the _Faery Queen_, skips all but the marked passages, and softly closes the book in gentle weariness. - from English Literature by William J. Long
8.Some are melancholy poems on his lost Rosalind some are satires on the clergy one, "The Briar and the Oak," is an allegory one flatters Elizabeth, and others are pure fables touched with the Puritan spirit. - from English Literature by William J. Long
9.The best known part of the book is the allegory of the old man who died and left a coat which is Christian Truth to each of his three sons, Peter, Martin, and Jack, with minute directions for its care and use. - from English Literature by William J. Long

Page created by Compute.org