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Allusions AP LIT English literature
Allusions for AP Lit class.
Someone's fatal flaw or vulnerability.
An omen of good or bad luck. As well as a burden to be carried.
All The World's a Stage
All people are actors in life. Their actions already scripted out.
Someone who goes around telling stories.
End of the world.
The final battle.
Period of highest state of purity and refinement of any national literature.
An unwished reminder of a past crime.
Used for unexplained or mysterious disappointments.
Best Laid Plans
Even the most prepared plans could go wrong.
Cain & Abel
Two brothers who's relationship ends in violent disagreement.
A place of government or an inner circle of advisors. (Idealized place, morals, chivalry)
Alpha and Omega
Aspect of being eternally encompassing. (before beginning and after ending)
Mean lady who burns people in the name of religious zealotry.
A person who lives an unconventional, free lifestyle.
Brutus and Cassius
Represents being stabbed in the back by someone close to you.
Having characteristics of the poet George Gordon, such as being melancholic, passionate, and melodramatic. And having disregard for societal norms.
A situtation where no matter what you do something bad will happen.
Reffering to a failed attempt at something.
Someone who is wild, rejects rules.
David & Goliath
Great odds can be overcome if the underdog has motivation.
Man who loves seducing women.
To be foolish or impractically idealistic.
Outward appearance of innonce and youth while ugly on the inside.
For Whom The Bell Tolls
We are all a part of mankind, any person's death is a loss to all of us.
One considered to be noble, pure, or chivalrous.
The Four Horsemen
Four men that bring apon world ending destruction.
Dark Satanic Mills
Pertains to anything that damages nature, corrupts or negatively changes mankind.
Face That Launched a Thousand Ships
Refers to Helen of Troy. She was the reason they started the war. (Pretty)
A warning that a creation will destory its master.
Garden of Eden
A perfect of unspoiled place.
Self-made American businessman with a shady past.
"Throwin down the Ganulet." Issuing a challenge.
Bleak setting, villian, damsel in distress. (Also archeticture)
Hatfields & McCoys
Any bitterly fueding rival parties.
A trusted person who causes misery. (Based off Othelo)
One who makes rash decisions or ignores warnings.
Something that came about in an unexplanable manner.
Hair of Samson
Strength or pact with God.
A weapon of might and mystery.