What is the classical allusion in this sentence from Walden?

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"like Atlas, to take the world on my shoulders,"
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What are classical allusions?

A classical allusion is a reference to a classical story, religion, work of art, song, or poem. An example would be the following: GEOFFREY CHAUCER- 1400 (Excerpt from the Pro

What is a classical allusion?

Classical allusion is an indirect reference to a Greek or Romanlegend. It is most often used in poetry, but even Shakespeare usedit. There were several of them in "Romeo and J

Definition of classical allusion?

A passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of something,either directly or by implication.

A sentence for allusion?

Meaning "indirect reference" or "bringing something to mind inpassing", the term "allusion" can be used in numerous ways in asentence. Just one example would be, "The author's

Classical Allusion in Romeo and Juliet?

"Gallop apace, you fiery-footed steeds, towards Phoebus' Lodging."

What is classical allusion in modernism?

In terms of literary modernism (early 20th century) writers such as T. S. Eliot, James Joyce, W. H. Auden and Franz Kafka relied heavily on classical allusion in their works.