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What is the classical allusion in this sentence from Walden?
"like Atlas, to take the world on my shoulders,"
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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…ns and realizes that society can still reach him. By being by himself however, he realizes his full capacity and wants others to do the same.
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Classical Art was one of the biggest accomplishments of the Golden Age
Allusion is a noun that means an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference. Often used as an artistic de…vice. His allusion to Romeo and Juliet was very well said.
Answer . The magic trick was just an allusion.. Answer . Magic tricks are illusions, not allusions. An allusion is an indirect reference to something. So you could say …something like, "The speaker made an allusion to the speech given by Martin Luther King, Jr. "
· This garden is like the Garden of Eden. · He was a real Romeo to the ladies. · Chocolate was her Achilles' heel. · He was being a Good Samaritan when he he…lped that old lady. · The Newton got top marks again. · You are like King Solomon when you are making decisions. · I look like Aphrodite. · Don't be a Scrooge! · -LAA
you could have: I listen to classical music i live a classical life there are more, check google!! hope this helps you people!!! There is no equal to a go…od classical education.
This song is an absolute classic! I had this on vinyl in my teenage years!The game was a true classic final, a true nail-biter.I have one weakness it's true - classic cars.Tha…t's classic of him, he's always causing some sort of trouble!
An allusion is when you trying to bring something to someone's attention in an indirect way without actually mentioning it. It is often a reference to a famous play, work …of art, or book (or sometimes a paraphrase quote from a book). For example, many works of literature will allude to say, Shakespeare's Hamlet without mentioning him or the play directly.
You offer me an iced tea but I say no, I'd rather stick to my classic tea.
Allusion is a literary device where another piece of literature isreferenced or mentioned in a book, movie, or other piece ofliterature.
I had thought she had made an unpleasant allusion to my secret vice, but it was nothing but a mere illusion.
Allusion is a noun meaning some reference (often veiled) to another fact, occurrence, or event. One candidate referred to another candidate's apparent attraction … to women, an allusion to rumors of an extramarital affair. Fictional names used in novels will sometimes include an allusion to some historical or classical person.
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…thor's allusion to her primary source went undetected by all of the reviewers who critiqued her essay."
The effect of Allusion in the story is that you GOOGLE it...
To heighten the contrast between style and subject
He makes vague allusions to Harry Potter being his son.