Tevye the Dairyman
Tevye the Dairyman Symbolism, Imagery & Allegory
Sometimes, there’s more to Lit than meets the eye.
That poor, sad horse. It's basically the symbol of Tevye's sad-sack qualities. Tevye is always talking to or about the horse like it's the most bedraggled and miserably underappreciated creature. N...
So, the horse symbolizes Tevye at his most beaten down. At home, though, he's king of his castle (at least in theory). Tevye's house symbolizes his accomplishments, his place in the world, and his...
If Tevye's saying something, chances are it's a quotation from the Torah or midrash (what a bunch of rabbis wrote to explain Torah verses). He relies on his quotations for everything: they show t...
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