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Despite these small details the beautiful prose blending modernist lyricism with fable, music and motion is highly evocative.
Orwell adapts the literary forms of the allegory and beast fable for his own purposes.
Mr Connelly examines, rather cursorily, the evidence for this myth being, in part, a fable.
There were dark and sinister things in the Dalewoodian nights, things left to fable and myth.
Forget that the sense of it being a fable is bowdlerized by the fact that almost none of the character action is fully motivated.
The Man Without a Past is a fable about strange, unanchored people, negotiating the rickety but promising world around them.
The film's sometimes dreamy quality is underscored by a refrain of spirituality blended with myth mixed with fable.
There is verse here and fable, both equally creative in consonantal calisthenics and comic content.
Then came the latest of the many myths that constitute the fable of the modern American presidency.
If you want Swift to be a dark ironist rather than a facile pamphleteer, you might examine the premises that make his fable so easy to digest.
However, no fable or legend was nearly as fantastic as the one told by the stranger who fell from the sky.
Restoration and Augustan poetry reign here, providing Brown's primary locus of interpretation and exemplum of cultural fable.
The personal fable reflects the mistaken belief that one's feelings and experiences are uniquely different from those of others.
He is supposed by the retailers of the fable to have had knowledge of the mock consecration.
The fleet-footed animal is used along with the tortoise in the Aesop fable as examples of fast and slow.
The Singaporean filmmaker argues that he's only amplifying what's already coded into the fable.
The fable of King Midas is one of the prettiest admonitions in classical mythology against the dangerous allure of gold.
The characters in my fable are modern-day versions of Galileo, Newton, and Leibniz.
It's meant as a fable, with elements of parody and literary criticism thrown in by the author to keep everybody guessing.
The novel could be a kind of myth or fable of the afterlife for the 20th century.
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Examples from Classical Literature
The popular connection between this word and hide, a skin, as in the story of the first jutish settlement, is a fable.
The fable of the war of defence was helped out with the fable of encirclement.
To sum up the characteristics of the Aesopian fable, it is artless, simple and transparent.
Hence it is asserted that the story of the doves in the oak at Dodona is a fable.
This statement is not to be accepted as a satiric fable, but as a literal fact.
They have read the fable of the sun and the wind backwards, and inverted the moral.
This interpretation is not only deducible in a very obvious manner from the fable itself, but is likewise agreeable to experience.
Can that be the abyss of which mythology warns us under the fable of the Danaides and their cask?
Cygnus, who was a poet, celebrated the death of his friend in verse, from whence the fable.
But the history of the Memphite Empire unfortunately loses itself in legend and fable, and becomes a blank for several centuries.
The boatman did not know this fable, but he did know of a red deer that came and spoke to a gentleman.
Perhaps the fate of Niobe is no fable, but a type of the callousness of our nature.
Imbecility, vapidity, and the commonplace distended themselves like the frog in the fable.
In it the Aesopian fable received a development which was in several respects quite original.
He goes about, like the cat in the fable, 'pede suspenso,' sneakingly and cautiously!
But a ridiculous and childish fable of the belly and the rest of the members.
But as the children grow more penetrating, the fable is the best possible form of symbolistic literature to set them at first.
Aph-Lin told me this fable while I gazed on the three batrachian portraits.
By the Greeks they were named atlantes, from the well-known fable of Atlas supporting the heavens.
This fable points much the same way as the seventy-sixth, so that one moral may very well serve for both.
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