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…Étienne de Molinier (1580-1650) was a French Christian theologian and thomist. He argued that painting was a metaphor for God’s creation.

Ziggy asks why the ducks don’t leave their cages when they are free to do so, the reason being that their wings are clipped. This serves as a metaphor for many of the groups in The Wire, and the individuals that find themselves in some way caged—the stevedores, the illegal immigrants, D’Angelo, the police, the corner boys.

… planning the painting since 1818-19, and an early version was exhibited in 1822. The piece was inspired by a metaphor in Thomas Gray’s poem The Bard in which the apparently bright start to the notorious misrule of Richard II of England was…

… life objects: the sculpture Nostalgia, which features an ordinary suitcase unzipped to reveal a wall of bricks, can be seen as a metaphor for nomadism and its limits, the wall of bricks standing for our own impediments we all carry with us wherever we go.

… skill. He is a metaphor for a young gold prospector moved by his insatiable thirst of knowledge, which had been recently awakened in him by old experienced miners.

metaphor for fishing lures, and for the single dancer to be a metaphor for the reel. The single dancer’s actions were intended to imitate the action of casting a fishing rod. The reel used in the video is a Shimano Calcutta Conquest reel.

Written in 1886, it was published for the first time in 1888. The poem comprises 4736 verses divided into 10 cantos. The love story between the aboriginal Tabaré and the Spaniard Blanca is a metaphor of the fate of the Charrúa people who originally inhabited the Banda Oriental.

Writing in the context of Hitler’s rise to power, critic Mark Christian Thompson describes the novel as critiquing the authoritarian tactics of states, and becomes a metaphor critiquing the premises of National Socialism.

Writing for Vox.com in 2015, Christophe Haubursin and Zack Beauchamp suggested that White Walkers are a metaphor for climate change.

Boelte’s 2015 book The Beautiful Unseen: Variations on Fog and Forgetting, San Francisco’s fog becomes a metaphor for grief and the limitations of memory.

… created the genre of the western movie, which, in many cases, use the West as a metaphor for the virtue of self-reliance and an American ethos. The contrast between the romanticism of culture about the West and the actuality of the history of…

Wooden Staircase is a poetic drama of Time and Fate, a metaphor, leading to introspection. Two young people, connected through Time and Fate, are looking for consensus and comprehension between themselves. There is a mystic protagonist,…

Wittgenstein’s later practice-based theory of meaning laid out in the First Part of Philosophical Investigations refuted and replaced his earlier picture-based theory. However, the second psychology-focused Part of Philosophical Investigations employs the concept as a metaphor for human psychology.

With the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the Lucky Dragon 5 incident still fresh in the Japanese consciousness, Godzilla was conceived as a metaphor for nuclear weapons. As the film series expanded, some stories took on less…

… original draft of Bombyx Mori and the final manuscript. At first he suspects an accomplice, but concludes that the entire manuscript was instead penned by a ghostwriter when he realises that Bombyx Mori is a metaphor for someone else’s life and that Quine is intended as an antagonist within its pages rather than the hero.

… recognize the home-grown and often ephemeral art found online. The book creates a metaphor between digital art and the human immune system, relating the auto-immune response to the important role of art in society.

Williams is also remembered for a controversial appearance on the seminal 1960s BBC religious programme Meeting Point on which he suggested that the resurrection of Christ could be interpreted as a metaphor, and for being one of the first Anglican priests to be open about his homosexuality, as his candid autobiography, Some Day I’ll Find You, shows.

William Blake (Born in London, 28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827) who inspired the book’s title and writing style, was an influential English artist most notable for his paintings and poetry. The Doors of Perception was originally a

Wild men or savages—usually depicted carrying staves or clubs, living beyond the bounds of civilization without shelter or fire, lacking feelings and souls—were then a metaphor for man without God. Common superstition held that long-haired…

… interactively by using the game as a metaphor for life. This course is followed by peer education workshops focusing on sexual health. The long-term component of the programme is the Health Academy, a holistic adolescent-friendly sexual health…

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