Deer (a.k.a. Venison)
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
We can hardly turn a page in As You Like It without reading about how someone killed or injured a deer while hunting for a tasty snack. This is understandable given that there aren't any taco trucks, grocery stores, or fast food joints in the Forest of Arden. Still, the number of times we hear about deer (and their "horns") seems excessive, so let's investigate. Move on to the next symbols to learn more.