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    Allegory

    Definition:

    A work of fiction that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one

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    Allegory - A work of fiction that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one

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    Benito Cereno is an allegory, commenting on the perils of colonialism and slavery; the moral implications being we should treat all our fellow man with dignity and respect, lest they exact revenge on those that enslave or imprison them.

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