allusory


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Related to allusory: largess, unequivocally
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Waugh enjoys carrying the allusory joke further, at Rex Mottram's expense, for Rex's turtle is set with diamonds, a stone des Esseintes specifically rejects as too bourgeois: "The choice of the stones gave him pause; the diamond had grown singularly hackneyed now that every business man wears one on his little finger" (54).
Brooke analyzes various kinds of scriptural interpretation in the Qumran wisdom texts (mostly allusory but there are other types, even halakhic exegesis).
The expressions then will seem partial and allusory.
This is the first in a series of references, direct and allusory, to the Alice books.
2) Milton's place in Byatt's allusory constellation has been curiously overlooked, although articles have appeared examining Byatt's treatment of Tennyson (Kelly) and Donne (Sabine).
I attempted to distinguish between traditional symbol and allegory and what I defined as "Hemingway's allusory technique.