~Not everything is what it appears to be~
A story in which the characters and events are symbols that stand for political or historical situations. Often these are stories in which the writer is communicating some important message about a person or an event from the past or the present using fiction.
The Wizard of Oz
*The lion represents cowardice.
*The scarecrow stands for the agrarian past.
*The tin man shows the technological future.
A representation to save the Earth.
Mr. Jones represents Tsar Nicholas II, who was overthrown.
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*The allegory is similar to a fable, or a metaphor.
* There is no literal meaning in these stories, just a figurative one.