Allusion and reference

An allusion is an implicit reference in a work of literature to something from another piece of literature, like a poem or a novel. However, it can also be from art, music, history, or religion. […]


Symbol and metaphor

Symbolism adds meaning to a story, often beyond the scope of the characters in that story. Symbolism within a story is usually linked to the theme. It could be connected to a character, but could […]


The Wall (John Lanchester)

The Wall Author: John Lanchester List: Open Option (Man Booker Longlist 2019) Project:  dystopia – government / environmental / social injustice Year of publication: 2019 Pages: 276 Goodreads: The Wall