Distrust and Admiration: The Symbolic Fox as a Literary Tool through the Ages
Berg, J.A.M. van den
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This study examines the use of the symbolic fox as a literary tool in several time periods in Britain. In particular, it seeks to answer the question how the fox is displayed and received and whether this has changed over time. Using comparative analyses of literary works and images from Classic Antiquity until the Modern Period, this research explores the symbolic fox in use and conception, providing insight on changes concerning society and morality.