Course 9—Lecture

LitCourse 9
How to Read: Symbol
14

 

Symbols—allegory

Religious works also use allegory. Below is one of the most famous religious allegories:

Pilgrim's Progress John Bunyan (1678)
A young man named Christian makes his way toward heaven. Along the way he meets characters called Hopeful, Goodwill, and Mr. Worldly. Imprisoned in Doubting Castle, his only way out is with the key called Promise.

Site by BOOM Boom Supercreative

LitLovers © 2017