Other elements that are present in this novel are symbols and metaphors. Symbols
are the use of some unrelated idea to represent something else. Metaphors
are direct comparisons made between characters and ideas. There are many
symbols and metaphors used by the author such as:
1.) Karacal, the mountain, symbolizes the possibility of a perfect utopian
society where the doom of the outside world can be forgotten.
2.) Mallinson and Conway are metaphors for the outside world and Shangri-La.
One represents the frustration and the.......
It was first published in 1933 with several later editions, the most recent being 2004. It was the very first book to be published in paperback form.
Meaning of the Title
Lost Horizon is a reference to a faraway paradise that can be obtained, but is usually lost by those who need it most.
Fantasy, Adventure Novel
The setting of the story is predominately in the countries of Afghanistan and Tibet with emphasis on the.........
The exhaustion of passions is the beginning of wisdom; a world on the brink of destruction; imagination; Providence; and the idea that it is certain if it is impossible.