Allegory Writing: The Art of Philosophers.Allegory Writing: The Art of PhilosophersAllegory Writing: The Art of Philosophers.2 years ago in Other More Like This
Allegory (a literary device) stands as a form of writing which contains two key traits; symbolism and imagery. These two traits, along with theme and setting, set a desired message(s) in the story; an underlining commentary.
This form serves as a philosophical literature form to express concepts and content in a more tangible fashion to the reader/audience. It serves as a relay for the philosophical message of the writer, whilst having a strong aspect of open-ended interpretation.
The key to writing allegory is to first set the desired message(s). It is important to note that allegory writing requires an open-ended and open-interpretive symbolism and imagery, which is to say that two readers may draw different conclusions of the author's desired message(s) and subsequently the entire underlining commentary.
The message can be simple (i.e.; political issues, poverty, war, etc) or it can be a complex message (i.e.; Albert