For Whom the Bell Tolls
For Whom the Bell Tolls Symbolism, Imagery & Allegory
Sometimes, there’s more to Lit than meets the eye.
The Pine-Needled Floor of the Forest
So what the heck is up with all those pine-needles? The pine-needles are probably the most noticeable recurrent image in the book. You get them in the very first sentence:He lay flat on the brown,...
People as Animals, People as Hunters
There are lots of occasions in which a person is compared to a particular animal. Some of them include:Fox: PabloWolf: PabloPablo calls himself a fox, referring to its caution and its cunning. Anse...
It's kind of weird for it to snow in late May, don't you think? The snow in For Whom the Bell Tolls has a bit of an aura about it. It almost seems supernatural, and if you think that, you might fin...
Assorted Nature Imagery (of the animal and vegetable variety)
That deal about nature going on in the midst of war is something you find throughout the book, though rarely quite so prominently as it is in the snow case. Usually, it's a bit subtle – when...
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