allegorization love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of turning into allegory; allegorical treatment.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of turning into allegory, or of understanding in an allegorical sense.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of turning into allegory, or of understanding in an allegorical sense.

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Examples

  • The Jewish philosopher, Philo, is the most important figure in the development of this kind of philosophical allegorization, though his influence is accepted to be greater on Christian than Jewish thinkers, most significantly on Augustine.

    Literary Forms of Medieval Philosophy

  • Science and allegory are also linked by the activity of de-allegorization, the process of extracting the abstract and philosophical message hidden in the allegory.

    Literary Forms of Medieval Philosophy

  • The key aspects of this allegorization are suggested, or indeed inscribed, in the inscription, itself already allegorizing the materiality of inscription and the material carpentry of inscription of the couplet just cited in Plate 6.

    Chaosmic Orders: Nonclassical Physics, Allegory, and the Epistemology of Blake's Minute Particulars.

  • In this light, the liberal project inherent in Jones's work outlined by Findlay re-emerges in Owenson and Moore's allegorization of Irish affairs and in Hamilton and Inchbald's feminist practice.

    Introduction

  • At one point I entertained the idea that it was all an allegorization of the scene mentality - you know what I'm talking about, that kind of plasticity, that fragile and superficial view of the world, the requisite rejection of all things direct and overt.

    kinaesthesia Diary Entry

  • It may have been derived from an allegorization of the tyrant Diocletian or Dadianus, who is sometimes called a dragon (ho bythios drakon) in the older text, but despite the researches of Vetter (Reinbot von Durne, pp. lxxv-cix) the origin of the dragon story remains very obscure.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • Canticles than the fact that the Hebrew poem has been so susceptible of allegorization.

    The Book of Delight and Other Papers

  • The adventures with robbers seem as if dreamed out of books of chivalry, and the tendency to allegorization affects one like an endeavor on the author's part to escape from the unrealities which he must have felt harassingly,

    Criticism and Fiction

  • The adventures with robbers seem as if dreamed out of books of chivalry, and the tendency to allegorization affects one like an endeavor on the author's part to escape from the unrealities which he must have felt harassingly,

    Literature and Life (Complete)

  • _ When the progress of thought, especially in Greece, made it impossible to accept the current beliefs concerning gods and their doings, it was felt necessary to put some higher meaning into them -- they were rationalized and spiritualized by a process of allegorization.

    Introduction to the History of Religions Handbooks on the History of Religions, Volume IV

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