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In this page the reference to Dante's lines follows the name of a cantina, allusively denominated "The Terminal Cantina El Bosque" (Comellini 1983) and it is followed by the words: "The Cantina was well named, 'The Boskage'" (HL 228).
These risks, which Tarabotti allusively links with passages in the Commedia, include accusations of slander, association (being 'tarred with the same brush'), lying, or hubris, that is, the artist overstepping his or her authority.
Cameron was a narrative photographer, often choosing titles that suggest a hidden plot, whether directly (as in the series requested by her friend Alfred Tennyson to illustrate his Idylls of the King), or more allusively.
Both Bergamino and Melchisedech respond allusively to the political overlords, using a narrative exemplum.
Visions of the end of the world echo allusively, tantalizingly.
Germany is a key country of the European Union, a donor country and I had to find a language there, both literally and allusively," President Atambaev said.
To put it somewhat allusively, theirs is an hypocrisy that dare not speak its name.
12) Medieval authors often employ typological or figural (synonyms derived from Greek and Latin, respectively) repetition to form allusively resonant characters.
Conrad in turn allusively channeled their narrative precision and experience-based ethos to lend an air of horrific verisimilitude to his work, thereby triggering exactly what he "hoped" for: a "sinister resonance" that does indeed "hang in the air and dwell on the ear after the last note ha[s] been struck" ("Author's Note" xi).
We use archetypes to explain ourselves to others; we grunt allusively about "you know, Jewish mothers," who loom with omniscient Zeus-like supremacy over all others; we lament aloudas I did just the other dayhow Vera Bradley no longer offers free monogramming on the uber-preppy tote bags they sell on their website, and then follow it up with a self-effacing, "That might be the single JAPpiest sentence I have ever uttered.
Nor, of course, does she tell us of Burne-Jones' devastating love affair with the sultry Anglo-Greek artist Maria Zambaco, although Georgiana allusively observes, in a turn of phrase that would have made Wilde jealous, how 'Two things had tremendous power over him--beauty and misfortune--and far would he go to serve either.
He returns to it repeatedly, both explicitly and allusively.