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It is in the nature of allegory, as opposed to symbolism, to beg the question of absolute reality. The allegorist avails himself o ...
...I remembered the rose bush that had reached a thorny branch out through the ragged fence, and caught my dress, detaining me whe ...
We are tired of the pretense that we have special privileges and the reality that we have none; of the fiction that we are queens, ...
Since childhood, I have been enchanted by the fact and the symbolism of the right hand and the left--the one the doer, the other t ...
Symbolism erects a facade of respectability to hide the indecency of dreams.
The poet had a less sensitive grasp of language than the novelist and a less profound feeling for symbolism, so that his verse nar ...
There isn't any symbolism. The sea is the sea. The old man is an old man. The boy is a boy and the fish is a fish. The shark are a ...
Childhood fears and fantasies about animals are directly connected with their feelings and fears of their parents. Cats are associ ...
Sadomasochism has always been the furthest reach of the sexual experience: when sex becomes most purely sexual, that is, severed f ...
Ask yourself whether our language is complete--whether it was so before the symbolism of chemistry and the notation of the infinit ...
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