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SYMBOLISM AND MOTIF THESAURUS
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Symbols are everywhere in the real world; using them in our fiction allows writers to create a richer, more meaningful experience for readers. Use this thesaurus and the symbols within it to connect with your audience on a deeper level—one that resonates with the beliefs and ideas that lie within the human experience.

A FALL FROM GRACE

ALIENATION

A QUEST FOR KNOWLEDGE

BEAUTY

BEGINNINGS

BETRAYAL

BORDERS

COMING OF AGE

CROSSROADS

DANGER

DEATH

DECEPTION

DEPRESSION

DISORDER

DOOMSDAY

ENDINGS

ENSLAVEMENT

EVIL

FAMILY

FREEDOM

FRIENDSHIP

GREED

HEALTH

HOPE

ILLNESS

INFLEXIBILITY

INNOCENCE

INSTABILITY

ISOLATION

JOURNEYS

KNOWLEDGE

LOSS

LOVE

MYSTERY

OBSTACLES

ORDER

PASSAGE OF TIME

PEACE

PERSEVERANCE

PRIDE

PURITY

REBELLION

RECOGNITION

REFUGE

RELIGION

RITE OF PASSAGE

SACRIFICE

STAGNATION

SUFFERING

SUPERSTITIONS: BAD LUCK

SUPERSTITIONS: GOOD LUCK

TEAMWORK

TRANSFORMATION

UNITY

VANITY

VIOLENCE

VULNERABILITY

WEALTH

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