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October 20, 2019

Something personal happened to me about this time last year that blew my mind. As it relates to allegory and so the novel, I Am Not Gog, I feel it is appropriate to share it with you here, and I feel it is worth sharing because it is so astonishing. I’ll take this opportunity to give a brief primer about the use of allegory in literature and how it is pitched in the novel I Am Not Gog, which I intended to do sometime here, anyway.

From its most basic definition as ‘symbol’, the word ‘allegory’ can describe all art and its perceivable component parts. But that renders the word useless, so, we all agree that we are talking about a conscious use of symbology by an artist or writer to convey a...

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This is a repository of insights about the novel I Am Not Gog (and future work). There will be new insights every month or so until we have a full library and nothing is left unexplored. If you came here to find out more about the allegory of the novel, start by clicking HERE.

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I Am Not Gog. A novel by Matthew James Hunt.

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