The Prince Symbolism, Imagery & Allegory
Sometimes, there’s more to Lit than meets the eye.
Lions and Foxes
Machiavelli wants you to go wild.Hang on: before you head out to Mardis Gras, listen to what he's saying. He doesn't mean that kind of wild; he wants you to get in touch with your animal nature. So...
It may be pretty simple symbol, but Machiavelli mentions tuberculosis twice, so it's worth noting. Actually, any kind of slow disease could work, so pick your poison.If you think of the state as a...
High vs. Low
Ahem.Nor, I hope, will you think it presumptuous that a man of low, really the lowest, station should set out to discuss the way princes ought to govern their peoples. Just as artists who draw land...
Back in our day, gas only cost a nickel. And MTV played music videos. And there was no such thing as climate change. And it never rained. Okay, we're exaggerating a little, but it's mostly true. Is...
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