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  • v  interpret as an allegory
  • v  make into an allegory
    The story was allegorized over time

  • That small speech may be Golding's sly response to complaints, dating back to Lord of the Flies (1954), about his itch to allegorize.
  • Not one of the Civil War paintings shows a dead body, but Homer did allegorize death in a painting done just after the war, The Veteran in a New Field, 1865.
  • But despite the corniness of the flowers and pearls that allegorize Luxury, the creamy rose of those bodies, shadowed with olive and held within the complicated machinery of the .

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