Example sentences for: allegory

How can you use “allegory” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It is impossible not to see Kowloon Tong as an allegory.

  • Critics applaud this anti-Soviet political allegory wrapped in a romantic drama, which is set in '50s Russia.

  • Star Wars hoopla visits academia, reports the Dallas Morning News . Some scholars view the original Star Wars film as a simplistic Cold War allegory that helped to legitimize Ronald Reagan's view of the Soviet Union as an "evil empire" and to build popular support for a "star wars" missile defense.

  • Critics also like the way the story has been rewritten to add some psychological depth (it's now an Oedipal allegory).

  • Most critics, however, echo the New York Times ' Stephen Holden's verdict: "an incoherent blitz of noise, chintzy special effects and bargain-basement allegory."


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