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al·le·go·rize

 (ăl′ĭ-gô-rīz′, -gə-)
v. al·le·go·rized, al·le·go·riz·ing, al·le·go·riz·es
v.tr.
1. To express as or in the form of an allegory: a story of barnyard animals that allegorizes the fate of Soviet socialism.
2. To interpret allegorically: allegorize the quest for the Holy Grail as an inner spiritual search.
v.intr.
To use or make allegory: sculptors who rendered the moral world by allegorizing.

al′le·go′ri·za′tion (-gôr′ĭ-zā′shən, -gŏr′-) n.
al′le·go·riz′er n.
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These exercises in close reading are meant to expose recurring symbolic isotopies hinged on two primary poles: on the one hand, a diffused allegorization of the "Fascist storm" echoed by a network of metaphors that relate to the image of bufera, but also to other semantic ramifications--exemplified for instance by references to "devilish" dances (the sardana, fandango, trescone) that conjure up further symbols of the Fascist tregenda (pp.
En la narrativa de Bolano se observa una "allegorization of being within time" (Tambling 153) donde las grandes problematicas contemporaneas--guerras mundiales, dictaduras, movimientos sociales o narcotrafico--representadas por los personajes femeninos aluden a restos de significado que no suponen un significado coherente y profundo de un sistema de pensamiento que se pueda extraer del nivel alegorico de la obra (Tambling 159-60).
In her 2006 essay "Writing as a Child: Lowell's Poetic Penmanship," Rei Terada called for a greater "[a]ttention to [Robert] Lowell's allegorization of the material forms in which his own poetry may appear" (34).
Even before intralingual translation takes place in the class--if it ever takes place--as a "movement across," Shakespeare becomes a self-reflexive site of translation / allegorization of the disjointed narrative logic of the film, a film that moves forward as well as backward, and often comes back to the same (uncanny) place to start all over again.
The transition from Part 1 to Part 2 (traditionally placed between poems 263 and 264) is played through a progressive allegorization of Daphnean figures: as the discourse on Laura's physical beauty fades and her essence as moral guide shines forth, a poetic of Augustinian quietude allows the subject to initiate a movement toward virtue.
Part 3, "The Scholar and Man of Letters," includes letters describing Petrarch's hunt for ancient manuscripts, his receipt of the laurel crown in Naples, his frustration at not being able to read Homer in Greek, his defense of Dante, his relationship with Boccaccio, and his allegorization of the Aeneid.
The allegorization of the father as a figure for dynastic sovereignty operated within the cultural framework of feudal, aristocratic societies, in which wealth and influence were invested in the patriarch and inherited down the male line.
(31) This film appears to neatly fall into the second category proposed by Whalen-Bridge, "Western films about clearly-marked Buddhist topics or characters." That is, it is not of Asian origin, nor is it merely "thematically conducive to Buddhist allegorization." The purpose of this section then is to assess just how "clearly-marked" these Buddhist topics are.
Central to this study's contribution to an understanding of Toibin, but also to the wide-ranging work that has been done on gender and sexuality in Ireland over the past thirty years, is its claim that the frequently traumatic/traumatizing intra-familial and social silences that Toibin habitually scrutinizes are those imposed by the political allegorization of the family through the "overriding social and political constructions for individual members of society such as a mother, a son, or a gay man" (21).
In the House of Busirane as in Aylmer's laboratory, in Spenser as in Hawthorne, the female body resists allegorization and is re-inscribed in the text in physical terms, against forces that would ostensibly de-incarnate it, but which end up torturing it.
(39.1-5) Coridon's experience of jealousy as eating his own heart recalls the troubles of Redcrosse Knight (I.ii.6.3) and Scudamour (IV.vi.7.5), while in biting his lip Coridon imitates the allegorization of "gnawing Gealosy" outside the gates of Pluto and the Cave of Mammon (II.vii.22.4-5).
Dreams (IV and IX): Share visions of "disorder" (flies and dragon in IV; moon's crash in IX) that invite political allegorization and stimulate Han's assertion he would help his ruler (IV.