Questions tagged [allegory]

Normally an extended story with a moral. It parallels another situation, normally to explain a concept easily. For example, Plato's allegory of the cave.

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Did the date of Frodo's rescue out of the fire of Mordor have any particular meaning in The Lord of the Rings?

Did the date of Frodo's rescue out of the fire of Mordor have any particular meaning in The Lord of the Rings? We read in The Return of the King (Book 6 Chapter 4) that Gandalf states to Frodo and ...
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