Allegory (Greek “altos” = other. “agoreuein” = to speak)
A story where characters, things and happenings have another meaning beyond the obvious.
Written to explain ideas about good and evil or moral and religious principles where concepts are disguised as characters.
Often written in the form of a dream.
Metaphorical where one person or thing IS another (¬ just like another which would be simile).
PARROT (pirate island allegory) Red yellow gold green feathers glisten in the sheen of the whipping waves as he swoops in and squawks, “My brother, my niece, my nephew, my kin.” He’s no Polly wanting a cracker. He’s a Six wanting...