What would you like to do?

What is the classical allusion in this sentence from Walden?

already exists.

Would you like to merge this question into it?

already exists as an alternate of this question.

Would you like to make it the primary and merge this question into it?

exists and is an alternate of .

"like Atlas, to take the world on my shoulders,"
8 people found this useful
Thanks for the feedback!
Follow

With diverse roles in shows like "The Listener", "Zero Hour", "The Business", and "Blue Mountain State", it's clear you don't limit yourself to one genre. Do you enjoy keeping one foot in dramatic and one foot in the absurd?

View Full Interview

What would you like to do?

What is walden about?

Walden is a transcendentalist story by Henry David Thoreau. He basically describes how he isolated himself from society by building a cabin in the woods. He observes the seaso (MORE)

What would you like to do?

Which sentence describes a convention of Classical Greek sculpture?

The sentence that describes a convention of Classical Greek sculpture is figures show a combination of ideal beauty and naturalistic detail and proportion. Classical sculptur (MORE)

Summary of "Walden" "The Ponds"

"The Ponds" is one chapter of the iconic book "Walden" by Henry David Thoreau. This chapter deals with the description of Walden Pond and the changes of the scenery. Thoreau r (MORE)
In Grammar

Understanding the Complex Sentence Structure

In the English language, especially in relation to writing in all its forms, there are different type of sentence structures. These different sentences types are simple, compo (MORE)

Topic Sentences and Sentence Structure Within Paragraphs

Good writing is based on good paragraph and sentence structure. If a document is not well-crafted, it will lack coherence. The main ideas will not flow in an organized or effe (MORE)
In English

How to Diagram Sentences Like a Pro

Diagramming sentences is a lost art, but it is a terrific skill to have. A sentence diagram provides a visual representation of how all the parts of the sentence work together (MORE)

Identifying Different Sentence Structures: Simple and Compound Sentences

There are many facets of great writing and one of those is variety in sentence structure. This technique is often overlooked, yet is important to the overall quality and flow (MORE)

What is an Exclamatory Sentence?

People have strong emotions and often show them in the way they speak. When you need to shout out on paper, however, there's only one thing to do: use the exclamation point. U (MORE)

The question and answer are locked and cannot be edited.

What is an example of allusion?

An ALLUSION is an indirect reference to another idea, person, place, event, artwork, etc. used to enhance the meaning of the work in which it appears- and some examples are " (MORE)

What would you like to do?

Songs with allusion in them?

The Kinks wrote an entire album that acted as a narrative of an  ordinary man affected by the rise and fall of the British empire.  One song, "Victoria," is a song that appe (MORE)

What would you like to do?

A sentence for allusion?

Meaning "indirect reference" or "bringing something to mind in  passing", the term "allusion" can be used in numerous ways in a  sentence. Just one example would be, "The au (MORE)

What would you like to do?

What is the parenthetical aside in this sentence from Walden To enjoy these advantages you were ready to carry it on like Atlas to take the world on your shoulders you never heard what compensa?

"like Atlas, to take the world on my shoulders,"       C.  "I never heard what compensation he received for that"  /  
Thanks for the feedback!