Echo and Narcissus
Symbolism, Imagery & Allegory in Echo and Narcissus
Sometimes, there’s more to a myth than meets the eye
What's up with all these Greek characters getting to be their own symbol? How you can be a character and a symbol? Simple: you just have to be really, really old. The fact is that Greek mythology h...
The Pool (Mirror)
Pool, pool on the ground, who's the fairest one around? We are? Yes, we are…The pool (or mirror) is one of those awesome, timeless symbols that's been everywhere and done everything. In its pures...
Ever feel like you were stuck in a rut? Just doing the same thing over and over, day after day?Ever feel like you were stuck in a rut? Just doing the same thing over and over, day after day?Ever fe...
The Blind Prophet
We'll make this a quick one, since Tiresias (the blind prophet) is only in this story for a second. Basically, prophets crop up all over literature, and they're usually blind. The idea is that the...
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