Metaphorical Devices: How the Masters Do It

We're looking at Metaphorical Devices this week.  Here are some examples of how the masters use them... SYMBOLS Some books state their symbols right in the title: Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Life of Bees Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter MOTIFS AND LEITMOTIFS Chuck Palahniuk's Fight Club This is a story of two guys, an … Continue reading Metaphorical Devices: How the Masters Do It

Thematic Metaphors: Symbols, Motifs, and Allegory

Updated 2.7.20 Today we are looking at how to show our theme and thematic premise through the use of metaphoric literary devices.  I’ve been waiting for this week.  I think this aspect of the craft is super fun, both to read and to write, and I’m excited to wrap my brain around it.  Let’s get to … Continue reading Thematic Metaphors: Symbols, Motifs, and Allegory