The Aeneid Symbolism, Imagery & Allegory
Sometimes, there’s more to Lit than meets the eye.
In the Aeneid, fire symbolizes unbridled energy, for good or ill. On a literal, instead of symbolic, level, fire imagery features prominently in the destruction of Troy. As a symbol, the "fire" in...
Gold in Virgil's poem symbolizes what is special, hidden, and rare. This can be seen in the golden bough stashed away in the deepest, darkest corner of the forest, which only the designated person...