What is a biblical allusion example?
An sentence or quote that refers to the bible or something in the bible
The phrase 'literary biblical allusion' refers to a literary work's allusion to a story or idea from the Bible. In other words, a reference of some kind to an identifiable portion of the Bible, which reference is found in a work of literature, is known as a 'literary biblical (or, Biblical) allusion.'
A Biblical allusion makes an indirect reference to the Bible. It requires that the reader be familiar with the Bible or portion of the Bible used to convey the hidden meaning of the words. For example, the statement, "He slayed his Goliath," makes reference to the Biblical story of David and Goliath. "The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck contains many Biblical allusions.
An allusion is anything that alludes to or refers to something well known. "It is raining so hard we need to build an ark" would be a Biblical allusion to the story of Noah. There can be Biblical, Historical, Classical, and Literary allusions. I would have to reread the story to give a specific example but maybe knowing what it is you can find the answer yourself know.
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…