Ways to use symbolism in your story can include:

  • A wedding or family picture with its’ frame splintered by a bullet can symbolize how the antagonist wants to destroy the protagonist’s happy life.
  • The main couple holding hands as a way to show affection can symbolize how they’ll be there for each other no matter what.
  • A messy, disorganized house can symbolize a character’s inner turmoil after his/her spouse dies.
  • Flowers.

Tell me your thoughts below! What do you use for symbolism in your stories?

This post was last updated on February 23, 2019

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