Example sentences for: allegory

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

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

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

  • Some of the museum’s most visited rooms are to come: In his graceful Allegory of Spring (1478) and the almost too famous but undyingly delightful Birth of Venus, Botticelli achieves an enchanting mixture of sensuality and purity.

  • They ingeniously recombine elements of fairy tale, religious allegory (Harry as the chosen one), half-remembered childhood reading, and pop culture (including, fairly explicitly in the case of Potter, the Star Wars cycle itself) into something new, fresh, and irresistible.

  • Casino blends Raging Bull with GoodFellas and can be interpreted as a wry allegory of Hollywood in the '70s--a time when "guys like us" (i.e.


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