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Fikr - Allegory (from Ancient Greek, ἀλληγορία - allegory) is an artistic representation of ideas (concepts) through a specific artistic image or dialogue.

As a literary device, an allegory is a metaphor in which a character, place or event is used to deliver a broader message about real-world issues and occurrences. Allegory (in the sense of the practice and use of allegorical devices and works) has occurred widely throughout history in all forms of art, largely because it can readily illustrate or convey complex ideas and concepts in ways that are comprehensible or striking to its viewers, readers, or listeners.

Fikr Corpus Count

The triliteral root fā kāf rā (ف ك ر) occurs in the Quran 18 times

In The Quran

First mention

(2:219) They ask you about intoxicants and gambling. Say, "In them is great harm, and a benefit for people; but their harm is greater than their benefit." They ask you how much are they to give, say, "The excess." Thus, God clarifies for you the signs, perhaps they will use allegorical thinking (Arab. تَتَفَكَّرُونَ, tatafakkarūna).

In The Quran

(16:44) With the clear proofs and The Hymns. We sent down to you The Methodology that you may clarify to the mankind, what was sent to them. Perhaps they will use allegorical thinking (Arab. يَتَفَكَّرُونَ, yatafakkarūna).

(13:3) And He is the One who solidified The Earth (crust), established on it mountain ranges and rivers, and from every fruit He made on it, a pair of two. He (causes) the night to cover the day. Verily, in that are (solid) signs for a people who use allegorical thinking (Arab. يَتَفَكَّرُونَ, yatafakkarūna).