Allegory. digging deeper into the story. What is Allegory? . An allegory is a story with 2 levels of meaning. The first level is the surface meaning: plot, characters, setting, etc. The second level is the symbolic meaning, deeper meaning of the surface-level elements.
digging deeper into the story
We’re going to look at 2 major examples of allegory related to World War II: JK Rowling’s Harry Potter and Dr. Seuss’ Yertle the Turtle.
But first, some background on WWII...