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Literal MeaningPlay
Used to describe actual physical restraints, typically around a person's ankles. SlideThe historical museum displayed fetters used by ancient soldiers.
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Symbol of OppressionPlay
Represents situations where someone is held captive or oppressed. SlideThe poet described society's norms as fetters limiting free expression.
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Metaphorical ChainsPlay
Can be used symbolically to evoke the image of being trapped or confined. SlideIn many stories, characters seek to escape the fetters of their past.