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Allegory & Utopia
Khassidy Nguyen, Alannah Mcdermott
P.7
al·le·go·ry (noun)
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A story, poem, or picture that can be
interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning,
especially a moral ...
Etymology (Where the Word
Came From)
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Old French allegorie (12th cen.),
Latin allegoria, from allos
meaning “another, di...
Examples of Allegory in Books
& Movies
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One of the most famous allegories: John Bunyan’s
Pilgrim’s Progress, a tale o...
Examples of Allegory in
Animal Farm
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Old Major’s Dream = Karl Marx’s Communist Manifesto
Battle of the Cowshed ...
More Examples of Allegory in
Animal Farm
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Mr. Jones, who runs the Manor Farm = Tsar Nicolas II (18681918, the l...
U·to·pi·a (noun)
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yooˈtōpēə/
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noun: Utopia; plural noun:
Utopias; noun: utopia; plural
noun: utopias
1. an imagine...
Origins of Utopia
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The origin of the word Utopia came
from Sir Thomas Moore and his book
called Utopia, where it describ...
Facts
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explains how a society should relate
to nature

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The opposite of Utopia is dystopia

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many cultures believe t...
Examples in Literature
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end --> A Childhood’s End
Arthur C. Clarke

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Hominids --> Robert J. Sawyer

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The Hunger Game...
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  1. 1. Allegory & Utopia Khassidy Nguyen, Alannah Mcdermott P.7
  2. 2. al·le·go·ry (noun)   A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, especially a moral or political one Synonyms: parable, analogy, symbol, emblem
  3. 3. Etymology (Where the Word Came From)  Old French allegorie (12th cen.), Latin allegoria, from allos meaning “another, different” Comes from Greek word allegoria meaning “figurative language, description of one thing under the image of another” or “a speaking about something else”
  4. 4. Examples of Allegory in Books & Movies   One of the most famous allegories: John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress, a tale of Christian salvation (1678) Modern allegories include: films- The Seventh Seal (1957) and Avatar (2009) and the book Lord of the Flies (1954)
  5. 5. Examples of Allegory in Animal Farm      Old Major’s Dream = Karl Marx’s Communist Manifesto Battle of the Cowshed = Russian Civil War (ended in 1922) after the Revolution in 1917 Boxer (a horse) = proletariot (working class) Napoleon (pig) = Joseph Stalin, his dogs = the secret police Animalism = communism
  6. 6. More Examples of Allegory in Animal Farm     Mr. Jones, who runs the Manor Farm = Tsar Nicolas II (18681918, the last Russian emperor) Old Major, a “purebred of pigs” who inspires the rebellion= Vladimir Lenin (1870-1924), leader of the Bolshevik Party that seized control of the 1917 Revolution Snowball (pig), who challenges Napoleon for control of Animal Farm after the Rebellion = Leon Trotsky (1879-1940), a Marxist thinker who seized control of 1917 Revolution Manor Farm = Russia; Battle of the Windmill = U.S.S.R.’s involvement in World War II; Frederick, who owns the neighboring farm = Hitler
  7. 7. U·to·pi·a (noun)    yooˈtōpēə/ ͞ noun: Utopia; plural noun: Utopias; noun: utopia; plural noun: utopias 1. an imagined place or state of things in which everything is perfect. The word was first used in the book Utopia (1516) by Sir Thomas More.
  8. 8. Origins of Utopia  The origin of the word Utopia came from Sir Thomas Moore and his book called Utopia, where it described a perfect island society in where everything was desirable.  Although this rings true, the first recorded utopian form of literature would be Plato’s Republic.
  9. 9. Facts  explains how a society should relate to nature  The opposite of Utopia is dystopia  many cultures believe that at one time, everything was simple and everyone had a form of their own utopia, but now the world is much to complicated.
  10. 10. Examples in Literature  end --> A Childhood’s End Arthur C. Clarke  Hominids --> Robert J. Sawyer  The Hunger Games Trilogy --> Suzanne Collins  V for Vendetta --> Alan Moore
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