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Allegory

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 (&not just like another which would be simile).