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Allegory in The House of Usher

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Suzanne Gill

on 23 February 2017

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Transcript of Allegory in The House of Usher

"House of Usher"
An Allegory is a story that is symbolic or metaphorical. The Characters and their actions are often symbolic of abstract ideas (like love, fear, etc.)
What is an Allegory
Examples of Allegories in literature
District 9
Example of Allegory in movies
Harry Potter
Example of Allegory
An allegory for without civilization savagery takes over
District 9 is an allegory for what is happening to the South African Apartheid
Some believe that Harry Potter is an allegory for Jesus.
House Of Usher Essay Topics
The events of "The Fall of the House of Usher" are allegorical and symbolize a journey through a disturbed mind.
The "Fall of the House of Usher" is an allegory representing the effects of guilt and fear.
The Usher house personifies the diseased, dying Usher family.
How do you believe The House of Usher is an allegory?
Animal Farm
An Allegory for the Russian Revolution and government control. Each animal represents a different class of people.
An allegory for western civilization and what happened to Native Americans
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