By : Maggie Sullivan


Allegory is a story in which the characters and events are symbols that stand for ideas about humans life or for a political or historical situation.


Examples -

1." Faerie Queene" by Edmund Spenser is a religious or moral allegory where characters represent virtues and vices.

2."Animal Farm" by George Orwell is a political allegory of events in Russia and Communism.

Interesting Facts -

1. Dr. Seuss creates allegorys all the time.

2. The best known allegory book is " Animal Farm " .