Moran Lit and CompName: ________________________________ In an allegorical work of fiction, the story is set up to make sense on a literal level and also on asecond, abstract level. So the literal elements of the story will have corresponding abstractmeanings that combine to tell a story about ideas.In the right hand column,
the abstract, allegorical meanings of the literal elements in theleft hand column, and
the reasoning behind this identification. For the last several spacesin the table, work through the rest of chapter one, finding the literal elements, and identifying andexplaining their allegorical significance.
Literal Element in
Allegorical Significance & Explanation
Fair hair (7, et al.)Scar in the jungle (7, et al.)Creepers (7, et al.)Spectacles (7, et al.)Island (7, et al.)Reef (8, et al.))Asthma (9, et al.)Lagoon (10, et al)Clothes (10, et al.)Beach pool (12, et al.)The ability to swim (13, et al.)The conch shell (15, et al.)