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    Symbolism in Lord of the Flies In the allegorical novel Lord of the Flies, William Golding uses symbolism to explore the issues of civility and savagery. Throughout the novel, Golding connects symbolic items with the main characters, Ralph, Piggy, Simon, and Jack, to show how they change and become less civilized. This change is a major theme throughout the novel; it shows how the natural state of human beings is savagery. The novel also shows how objects can keep people grounded in their…

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    Symbolism in literature is one in every of the many tools that writers use to get not solely interest in one's work however conjointly to make another level of that means (Nair, 2010). In literature, symbolism uses to grant to the written material that means that goes on the far side what is manifest to the reader (ibid.). Symbolism helps in giving the piece of writing feeling and mood while not the author having to really spell out it. Symbolism is no mere idle fancy or corrupt degeneration; it…

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    The Art of Symbolism “Nature speaks in symbols and signs.” - John Greenleaf Whittier. Symbolism is a very strong and emotional way of writing. It uses symbols to represent ideas or qualities. Such as, the ocean representing freedom and desires or the red flowers in a backyard that symbolize courage and respect. In Inside Out And Back Again by Thanhha Lai, Hà the main character struggles with her family through a time of depression in their country. There is a collection of symbols that Hà and…

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    When creating a story, symbolism can be a crucial factor that helps represent ideas and morals that build onto the characters and the work as a whole. Things Fall Apart and The Poisonwood Bible both use a great amount of symbolism to create a picture for the reader and connect ideas throughout the plot. In Things Fall Apart, the harvesting of yams is used as a symbol to represent wealth and fire is also used to describe Okonkwo’s aggressive behavior. The Poisonwood Bible uses a parrot named…

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    housewife named Calixta. Chopin tells of a romance that was thought long forgotten once the lovers had taken other spouses. It is full of symbolism that truly makes it much more than just the brief story. The many uses of symbolism throughout help draw the reader in and bring deeper meaning to every hidden detail of the short story. The first hint of symbolism is one of the most powerful in the story, the title. The storm represents many things in the story, from danger and excitement to…

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    tone, and symbolism. For example, John Updike describe the literary term characters in A&P. Character helps the writer to explain the main idea of A&P. Since the character plays an important role inside the story. For example, they might deliver…

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    Symbolism is a literary device a writer uses to enhance a story. Symbols can take many forms such as an object, a person or a color and are not meant to be taken literally. There are many widely accepted symbols in literature; for example, in A Rose for Emily , Emily is dressed in white, which symbolizes innocence. Another example, of symbolism in literature can be found in The Story of an Hour . When Louise Mallard sits by the window after hearing of her husband’s death she notices the trees,…

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    In Shirley Jacksons The Lottery, the author creates a story with symbolism, irony, and a ritualized tradition that masks evil, which demonstrates how people blindly follow tradition. Shirley Jacksons suggest about tradition that the lottery is part of the villager traditional life and still hold meaning to them in a way. “By withholding information until the last possible second, Jackson builds the stories suspense and creates a shocking, powerful conclusion” (Fomeshi, Behnam). Jackson uses…

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    The biblical allegories and symbolisms in The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe Many books in the world contain their own meanings by many symbols in their stories. And they affect the readers to think and imagine about the symbols. After we realize the meaning of those symbols, then we learn some information from those meaning. But, can you believe that a story you have read contains the stories from bible? If you read The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, then you would have learned the…

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    joins in mocking traitors: "Who wants to know about your smelly-ass stationery?" (309). Mercedes's identification with Miss Moore's ideals is punished. Condemning those who side with Miss Moore is a means of discrediting her lesson. Bambara uses symbolism in her short story, "The Lesson," to help the reader get a feel of what is going on. This is seen through the title, language, and names of the characters and the way each symbol is used helps the reader to interpret the story.…

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