What are the examples of allusion?
Anything that indirectly refers to or hints at something else. It all depends on what you are getting your examples from.
How was his argument strengthened through references to st Augustine st thomas aquinas and martin buber?
There are several examples of Allusion in this book. Most people get allusion mixed up with allegory. The whole book is obviously an allegory, as the story parallels the Russian Revolution. Allusion means when an author or other figure makes reference to a famous person, place, or thing in history. Here are some examples in the book 'Animal Farm': 'Moses' the Raven represents religion in the story And just the name 'Napoleon'. In the story…
In literature, allusions refer to an outside event or source such as history, literature, religion, etc. What this means is that it pulls this information out of its original context and uses it to support the work. For example, a simile or metaphor for the "Garden of Eden" is an example of a biblical allusion. Any mention of Julius Caesar's death, or Brutus' betrayal, no matter how faint, is an allusion to history. Mentioning Shakespeare…
An allusion is an indirect reference to something in particular. An example of an allusion ins Romeo and Juliet would be: In Act 3 Scene 2 Juliet says 'Gallop apace, you fiery-footed steeds, Towards Phoebus' lodging: such a wagoner, As Phaethon would whip you to the west, And bring in cloudy night immediately.' These words are an allusion that refers to Helios and Phaethon (the sun-god and his son).
It has been raining cats and dogs is actually an example of idiom. Simple allusion examples include- Ms. Campbell was on a diet, and those scrumptous doughnuts ended up being her Achille's heal. The professional athlete thinks he is so fine, but, according to his last girlfriend, he is no Romeo. Mom's garden was lush and beautiful. It was like the Garden of Eden.
An allusion is reference within a literary work to a famous, historical, or biblical person or event that is outside of that literary work. The reference can often be indirect and is usually used to explain or clarify something in the text. Some examples are "My next door neighbour has Scrooge Syndrome." (allusion to Ebeneezer Scrooge of the book "A Christmas Carol"). "He can make his own lunch. He's a grown man. Don't indulge his…
- I am strong and brave as Hercules (Mythology) - I am pretty as the Aphrodite (Mythology) - She has the Midas touch (Mythology) - He sat Buddha-like on the floor (Religion) - He felt that he hadmet his Waterloo (History) " Whatever i touch turns green?" I'm not sure if that is an allusion or not but it sounds good to me. :)
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 " The killer wore a mark of Cain as he stalked his brother" - refering to the bible story: Cain and Abel. i continued to cook my dinner