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Out of the given alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.
A story in which ideas are symbolised as people

A
Allegory
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B
Fable
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C
Legend
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D
Parable
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Solution

The correct option is B Allegory
'A story in which ideas are symbolised as people' is Option A, 'Allegory'. Option B, 'Fable' means a short moral story especially with animals as characters. Option C, 'Legend' means a story from an ancient time, that may be true. Option D, 'Parable' means a short simple story that explains especially a moral or religious idea. Thus, options B, C and D are incorrect and the correct word for the given phrase is Option A, Allegory.

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