Category Archives: Figurative Language

FL_SYMB_Understanding Symbolism in Literature

Understanding Symbolism in Literature Examples of the Use of Symbolism in Poe, Hawthorne, Fitzgerald Feb 9, 2010 Vickie Britton Understanding symbolism deepens the meaning and enhances the reading of many great literary works including short stories, novels and poetry. Symbolism … Continue reading

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Symbolism short film

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Cultural Symbolism

CULTURAL SYMBOLS AND THE CHARACTERISTICS OF PLACE Overview: Monuments, fortresses, and other public structures form part of the cultural landscapes of local, state, national, and world regions. They offer a wealth of opportunities for analyzing and explaining the distribution of … Continue reading

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Metaphor, Simile, and Personification

The Basics The job of the reader is to make sense of all aspects in a work. To begin learning how to achieve this, we will start with the basics. Figures of speech are words that do not give a … Continue reading

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