Has The Walking Dead become a parable about the sanctity of all life, hidden behind the window dressing of a horror story?
Expecting otherwise is enough to make one recite the parable of the Old Woman and the Snake.
Despite its fatalistic title, which suggests divine retribution, Nemesis is a realistic novel, not a parable.
For proof, please open your Seinfeld textbook to episode 174, that parable called “The Frogger.”
Equilateral can be read as a parable of the ways we blind ourselves through vanity, love, and greed.
In conclusion, he brought forward a parable of three virgins, and drew a very instructive improvement from it.
To some it is an allegory, to some a tragedy, to some a parable, and to others a satire.
In short, the parable is the voice of the people, and hence also the voice of God.
There is, we believe, a moral to this parable, if we only knew what it was.
The total meaning of this parable is plain as it is most precious.
mid-13c., parabol, modern form from early 14c., "saying or story in which something is expressed in terms of something else," from Old French parable "parable, parabolic style in writing" (13c.), from Latin parabola "comparison," from Greek parabole "a comparison, parable," literally "a throwing beside," hence "a juxtaposition," from para- "alongside" (see para- (1)) + bole "a throwing, casting, beam, ray," related to ballein "to throw" (see ballistics).
Replaced Old English bispell. In Vulgar Latin, parabola took on the meaning "word," hence Italian parlare, French parler "to speak" (see parley (n.)).