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    Szymborska Allusion

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    her poetry could be the use of structure within the poem. The possible use of allusion which Szymborska experienced in her own life. Along with a vivid sense of imagery given through descriptive words and allusions. By putting poetic aspects like these together, Szymborska has been able to communicate countless ideas to readers through the boundary of language. The most subtle poetic aspect Szymborska used in this poem would be the structure of the poem, the organization of stanzas and their sizes. In the first stanza, she…

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    Sonny's Blues Allusion

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    The story is littered with allusions to popular icons of the era like “Louis Armstrong” (Baldwin 134) and “Bird! Charlie Parker” (135) to help create a feel for the era. But it is the biblical allusion used to conclude the story that summarizes the Narrators understanding for the pain of his brother. “For me, then, as they began to play again, [the glass of scotch and milk] glowed and shook above my brother’s head like the very cup of trembling” (Baldwin 148). This biblical allusion, taken from…

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    Allusion is an element that both authors use to show their perspective of technology but in a different way. The reason I use allusion to compare and contrast is because allusion can show w In the story, “The Veldt” uses allusion as a reference to the movie Aladdin where George, the father commands the nursery room to change into the theme of Aladdin. The quote that shows allusion is, “"Come on, room! I demand Aladin!" he said. Nothing happened. The lions mumbled in their baked pelts. "Aladin!"…

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    It is made visible that Eliot’s use of literary allusion does not bring confusion to the responder as it provides meaning that is comprehensive to the human spirit. Eliot makes it clear that his focus of the industrial period is embedded in his literary allusion where he is not apologetic for as he aims to expose society’s lack of responsibility and draws attention to hope and salvation. He expresses the fragmentation of his world from the physical and emotional scars of World War I driving in…

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    Kiese Laymon Allusion

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    and Others in America, Kiese Laymon uses very specific, detailed allusions as a hidden tool to add to the experience of the reader and various aspects of his argument . All of Laymon 's essays in this book are packed full of Allusion, but they all have different effects. Throughout this book, Laymon uses Allusions to connect with the reader, add a dark side to his essays, remind the reader of past greats, provide second opinions, and build his credibility. Overall Laymon choses to uses these…

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    relatability, the impact of the struggles a character faces would not be the same on the reader. This is held true for Kate Chopin’s The Awakening. Chopin employs auditory allusions to foreshadow the fate of the protagonist Edna Pontellier. These small breadcrumbs of allusions placed throughout the novel lead us down the path of discovery and heighten the experience for the reader. From Zampa to Tristan and Isolde, Chopin deliberately chose operas and songs that deeper the importance of The…

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    foremost, the use of biblical allusions exemplifies the morality matters present in the short story to the audience. At the start of the opening paragraph, the reader is made known how Delia is a God fearing woman, “Sunday night after church, she sorted them and put the white things to soak,” (Hurston 386). It is of little effort to indicate that religion and faith is a vital factor to Delia’s life. Another significant component of the story is the examination of both good and evil and the major…

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    Near the beginning of the novel, Ponyboy references the book Great Expectations that he had to read for his English class. He compares himself to the main character Pip in how both of them are judged harshly due to their lesser status by those above them and this shows how Ponyboy feels distanced from others due to his status as a greaser. In class, Ponyboy does not think about it when he pulls out a switchblade to dissect a worm, but his classmates immediately label him a “hood” just because…

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    Wrath, John Steinbeck uses the universality of the Bible to make the account of the migrant’s plight applicable and understandable to all readers. By using Biblical references, Steinbeck is able to put the major themes and motifs of his novel into a framework to which all can relate. Steinbeck uses allusions* to the following: biblical characters, such as Jim Casy as a Christ figure, biblical events, such as comparing the migrants’ exodus to the exodus of the Jews, and teachings found in the…

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    throughout this novel to showcase the aspects of this social issue, but the main ones used in the novel were allusions, symbols, and paradox. Gaines uses a variety of biblical allusions throughout the novel. In A Lesson Before Dying, Jefferson alludes to a Christ-like figure. When examining the text, one can see the spiritual journey between most of the characters in the story. The author used biblical allusions to show how they overcame, and dealt with the prejudice and misconduct from white…

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