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AP English Allusions - Literature
Babbitt
Brobdingnagian
Bumble
Cinderella
a self-satisfied person concerned chiefly with business and m…
gigantic, enormous, on a large scale, enlarged... L: after Brobd…
to speak or behave clumsily or faltering, to make a humming o…
one who gains affluence or recognition after obscurity and ne…
Babbitt
a self-satisfied person concerned chiefly with business and m…
Brobdingnagian
gigantic, enormous, on a large scale, enlarged... L: after Brobd…
31 terms
AP English Allusions - Literature
Babbitt
Brobdingnagian
Bumble
Cinderella
a self-satisfied person concerned chiefly with business and m…
gigantic, enormous, on a large scale, enlarged... L: after Brobd…
to speak or behave clumsily or faltering, to make a humming o…
one who gains affluence or recognition after obscurity and ne…
Babbitt
a self-satisfied person concerned chiefly with business and m…
Brobdingnagian
gigantic, enormous, on a large scale, enlarged... L: after Brobd…
31 terms
AP LITERATURE: Allusions (Literature)
Babbit
Brobdingnag
Bumble
Cinderella
Story: George Babbitt was the protagonist of the satirical no…
Story: a place of giants visited in Gullivar's Travels by swi…
Story: Mr. Bumble is in Dickens's Oliver Twist and is a minor…
Meaning:(1) a person or thing that is undeservedly neglected…
Babbit
Story: George Babbitt was the protagonist of the satirical no…
Brobdingnag
Story: a place of giants visited in Gullivar's Travels by swi…
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Literature Allusions (AP English)
Babbitt
Brobdingnagian
Bumble
Cinderella
a self-satisfied person concerned chiefly with business and m…
gigantic, enormous, on a large scale, enlarged ; after Brobdi…
to speak or behave clumsily or faltering, to make a humming o…
one who gains affluence or recognition after obscurity and ne…
Babbitt
a self-satisfied person concerned chiefly with business and m…
Brobdingnagian
gigantic, enormous, on a large scale, enlarged ; after Brobdi…
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ap english - literature allusions
Babbitt
Bumble
Cinderella
Don Juan
a self-satisfied person concerned chiefly with business and m…
to speak or behave clumsily or faltering, to make a humming o…
one who gains affluence or recognition after obscurity and ne…
a libertine. profligate, a man obsessed with seducing women;…
Babbitt
a self-satisfied person concerned chiefly with business and m…
Bumble
to speak or behave clumsily or faltering, to make a humming o…
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AP English Allusions: Literature
Don Quixote
Simon Legree
Tartuffe
Uncle Tom
someone overly idealistic to the point of having impossible d…
A harsh, cruel, or demanding person in authority, such as an…
hypocrite; central character in a comedy by Moliere produced…
someone thought to have the timid service attitude like that…
Don Quixote
someone overly idealistic to the point of having impossible d…
Simon Legree
A harsh, cruel, or demanding person in authority, such as an…
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AP English Literature Biblical Allusions
Abraham and Sarah
Adam and Eve
Anti-Christ/Armaggedon
Babylon
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
the Anti-Christ is the antagonist of Christ who will appear b…
an ancient city of Mesopotamia known for its wealth, luxury,…
Abraham and Sarah
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
Adam and Eve
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
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AP English Literature Allusions
Achilles
Arachne
Daedalus and Icarus
Dionysus / Bacchus
Born of mortal and Zeus; mother dipped him in the river Styx…
a mortal who was a great weaver and very proud (arrogant) of…
The furious Minos ordered the Minotaur imprisoned in a labyri…
god of wine and revelry. Wild feasts were held in his honor,…
Achilles
Born of mortal and Zeus; mother dipped him in the river Styx…
Arachne
a mortal who was a great weaver and very proud (arrogant) of…
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AP English Literature Biblical Allusions
Abraham and Sarah
Adam and Eve
Anti-Christ/Armaggedon
Babylon
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
the Anti-Christ is the antagonist of Christ who will appear b…
an ancient city of Mesopotamia known for its wealth, luxury,…
Abraham and Sarah
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
Adam and Eve
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
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Mythological Allusions AP English Literature
Achilles' Heel
Adonis
Aeolian
Apollo
today, the spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a perso…
handsome young man; Aphrodite loved him
anything pertaining to wind; god who was Keeper of the Wind
a physically perfect male; the God of music and light: known…
Achilles' Heel
today, the spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a perso…
Adonis
handsome young man; Aphrodite loved him
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AP English Allusions Literature
babbitt
brobdingnagian
bumble
cinderella
a self-satisfied person concerned chiefly with business and m…
gigantic, enormous, or a large scale, enlarged
to speak or behave clumsily or faltering
one who gains affluence or recognition after obscurity and ne…
babbitt
a self-satisfied person concerned chiefly with business and m…
brobdingnagian
gigantic, enormous, or a large scale, enlarged
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AP English Literature Mythological Allusions
Achilles
Adonis
Aphrodite / Venus
Apollo / Sol
Born of mortal and Zeus; mother dipped him in the river Styx…
a mortal youth who was loved by Aphrodite for his great beaut…
goddess of love and beauty (and spring and bloom).
god of the sun; patron of healing; drove a chariot that pulle…
Achilles
Born of mortal and Zeus; mother dipped him in the river Styx…
Adonis
a mortal youth who was loved by Aphrodite for his great beaut…
31 terms
AP English Allusions - Literature
Babbitt
Brobdingnagian
Bumble
Cinderella
a self-satisfied person concerned chiefly with business and m…
gigantic, enormous, on a large scale, enlarged... L: after Brobd…
to speak or behave clumsily or faltering, to make a humming o…
one who gains affluence or recognition after obscurity and ne…
Babbitt
a self-satisfied person concerned chiefly with business and m…
Brobdingnagian
gigantic, enormous, on a large scale, enlarged... L: after Brobd…
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AP English Literature: Allusions
Abraham and Isaac
Adam and Eve
Cain and Abel
Crucifixion of Jesus
God tested Abraham by telling him to sacrifice Isaac (his son…
God made Adam as an image of himself and then made Eve; Eve g…
Cain and Abel were the sons of Adam and Eve; Cain committed t…
Jesus was sentenced to death by Pontius Pilate; he had to bea…
Abraham and Isaac
God tested Abraham by telling him to sacrifice Isaac (his son…
Adam and Eve
God made Adam as an image of himself and then made Eve; Eve g…
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AP English Literature Allusions
Achilles' Heel
Adonis
Apollo
Athena/Minerva
Today, one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a perso…
Handsome young man: Aphrodite loved him.
A physically perfect male: the god of music and light: known…
Goddess of wisdom, the city, and arts; patron goddess of the…
Achilles' Heel
Today, one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a perso…
Adonis
Handsome young man: Aphrodite loved him.
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AP English Allusions (Literature)
Babbit
Brobdingnagian
Bumble
Cinderella
a self-satisfied person concerned chiefly with business and m…
gigantic, enormous, on a large scale, enlarged; after Brobdin…
to speak or behave clumsily or faltering, to make a humming o…
one who gains affluence or recognition after obscurity and ne…
Babbit
a self-satisfied person concerned chiefly with business and m…
Brobdingnagian
gigantic, enormous, on a large scale, enlarged; after Brobdin…
31 terms
AP English Allusions: Allusions from Literature
Babbitt
Brobdingnagian
Bumble
Cinderella
A self-satisfied person concerned chiefly with business and m…
Gigantic, enormous, on a large scale, enlarged; after Brobdin…
To speak or behave clumsily or faltering, to make a humming o…
One who gains affluence or recognition after obscurity and ne…
Babbitt
A self-satisfied person concerned chiefly with business and m…
Brobdingnagian
Gigantic, enormous, on a large scale, enlarged; after Brobdin…
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AP English Allusions: Allusions from Literature
Babbitt
Brobdingnagian
Bumble
Cinderella
Noun. A self-satisfied person concerned chiefly with business…
Adjective. Gigantic, enormous on a large scale, enlarged; aft…
Verb. To speak or behave clumsily or faltering, to make a hum…
Noun. A person who gains affluence or recognition after obscu…
Babbitt
Noun. A self-satisfied person concerned chiefly with business…
Brobdingnagian
Adjective. Gigantic, enormous on a large scale, enlarged; aft…
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AP LITERATURE: Allusions (Literature)
Babbit
Brobdingnag
Bumble
Cinderella
Story: George Babbitt was the protagonist of the satirical no…
Story: a place of giants visited in Gullivar's Travels by swi…
Story: Mr. Bumble is in Dickens's Oliver Twist and is a minor…
Meaning:(1) a person or thing that is undeservedly neglected…
Babbit
Story: George Babbitt was the protagonist of the satirical no…
Brobdingnag
Story: a place of giants visited in Gullivar's Travels by swi…
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AP English Literature Mythology Allusions
Achilles
Adonis
Aphrodite / Venus
Apollo / Sol
Born of mortal and Zeus; mother dipped him in the river Styx…
a mortal youth who was loved by Aphrodite for his great beaut…
goddess of love and beauty (and spring and bloom).
god of the sun; patron of healing; drove a chariot that pulle…
Achilles
Born of mortal and Zeus; mother dipped him in the river Styx…
Adonis
a mortal youth who was loved by Aphrodite for his great beaut…
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AP English Literature Biblical Allusions
Abraham and Sarah
Adam and Eve
Anti-Christ/Armaggedon
Babylon
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
the Anti-Christ is the antagonist of Christ who will appear b…
an ancient city of Mesopotamia known for its wealth, luxury,…
Abraham and Sarah
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
Adam and Eve
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
45 terms
AP English Literature Biblical Allusions
Abraham and Sarah
Adam and Eve
Anti-Christ/Armaggedon
Babylon
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
the Anti-Christ is the antagonist of Christ who will appear b…
an ancient city of Mesopotamia known for its wealth, luxury,…
Abraham and Sarah
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
Adam and Eve
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
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AP English Literature Allusions #3
In Media Res
Loaves and Fishes
Magnum Opus
Janus
-Latin for "into the middle of things"... -anything that begins…
-While Jesus is preaching to the crowds, the people become hu…
-Latin: "great work"... -greatest work produced by a writer, im…
-Roman god of gates and doorways, entrances and beginnings; d…
In Media Res
-Latin for "into the middle of things"... -anything that begins…
Loaves and Fishes
-While Jesus is preaching to the crowds, the people become hu…
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AP English Literature Allusions #4
Stealing Someone's Thunder
Witch Hunt
Throw Down the Gauntlet
The Muses
-17th century playwright John Dennis invented sound effect of…
-1692 in Salem, Massachusetts: hysteria about supposed witche…
-in medieval times, if a knight wanted to challenge another k…
-Greek mythology: nine goddesses who presided over the arts-g…
Stealing Someone's Thunder
-17th century playwright John Dennis invented sound effect of…
Witch Hunt
-1692 in Salem, Massachusetts: hysteria about supposed witche…
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AP English Literature Biblical Allusions
Adam and Eve
Anti-Christ/Armaggedon
Cain and Abel
Daniel
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
the Anti-Christ is the antagonist of Christ who will appear b…
the two sons of Adam and Eve. Cain was older and a farmer; Ab…
a young Hebrew prophet who prayed even when the king had orde…
Adam and Eve
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
Anti-Christ/Armaggedon
the Anti-Christ is the antagonist of Christ who will appear b…
45 terms
AP English Literature Biblical Allusions
Abraham and Sarah
Adam and Eve
Anti-Christ/Armaggedon
Babylon
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
the Anti-Christ is the antagonist of Christ who will appear b…
an ancient city of Mesopotamia known for its wealth, luxury,…
Abraham and Sarah
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
Adam and Eve
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
15 terms
AP English Literature Allusions #5
Sour Grapes
Sold Down the River
Nemesis
Pyrrhic Victory
-"The Fox and the Grapes" from Aesop's Fables... -a fox tries to…
-19th Century America during the days of slavery... -many servan…
-Greek goddess of vengeance and retribution-punished people f…
-Pyrrhus was Ancient Greek General-after defeating the Romans…
Sour Grapes
-"The Fox and the Grapes" from Aesop's Fables... -a fox tries to…
Sold Down the River
-19th Century America during the days of slavery... -many servan…
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AP Literature Allusions 2015
Scrooge
Noah and the Flood
Achilles' heel
Sam... Mrs. Grundy
a bitter and/or greedy person... Charles Dickens' A Christmas Ca…
The symbol of a dove with olive branch for peace comes from h…
a physical weakness that leads to his/her downfall despite ov…
Necessarily, being a "Mrs. Grundy" is not a good thing. If so…
Scrooge
a bitter and/or greedy person... Charles Dickens' A Christmas Ca…
Noah and the Flood
The symbol of a dove with olive branch for peace comes from h…
29 terms
AP English Literature Biblical Allusions
Abraham and Sarah
Adam and Eve
Anti-Christ/Armaggedon
Daniel
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
the Anti-Christ is the antagonist of Christ who will appear b…
a young Hebrew prophet who prayed even when the king had orde…
Abraham and Sarah
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
Adam and Eve
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
Mythological Allusions AP English Literature
Achilles' Heel
Adonis
Aeolian
Apollo
today, the spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a perso…
handsome young man; Aphrodite loved him
anything pertaining to wind; god who was Keeper of the Wind
a physically perfect male; the God of music and light: known…
Achilles' Heel
today, the spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a perso…
Adonis
handsome young man; Aphrodite loved him
AP English Literature Biblical Allusions
Abraham and Sarah
Adam and Eve
Anti-Christ/Armaggedon
Babylon
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
the Anti-Christ is the antagonist of Christ who will appear b…
an ancient city of Mesopotamia known for its wealth, luxury,…
Abraham and Sarah
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
Adam and Eve
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
45 terms
AP English Literature Biblical Allusions
Absalom
Adam and Eve
Ahab and Jezebel
Armageddon
...
...
...
...
Absalom
...
Adam and Eve
...
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AP English Literature Allusions 3
Friday
Galahad
Jekyll and Hyde
Scrooge
A faithful and willing attendant, ready to turn his hand to a…
A pure and noble man with limited ambition; in the legends of…
A capricious person with two sides to his/her personality; fr…
A bitter and/or greedy person; from Charles Dickens' A Christ…
Friday
A faithful and willing attendant, ready to turn his hand to a…
Galahad
A pure and noble man with limited ambition; in the legends of…
45 terms
AP English Literature Biblical Allusions
Abraham and Sarah
Adam and Eve
Anti-Christ/Armaggedon
Babylon
He is the first patriarch of Judaism. She is his wife. Had no…
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
the antagonist of Christ who will appear before the Second Co…
an ancient city of Mesopotamia known for its wealth, luxury,…
Abraham and Sarah
He is the first patriarch of Judaism. She is his wife. Had no…
Adam and Eve
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
28 terms
AP English Literature Mythological Allusions
Achilles
Aphrodite / Venus
Apollo / Sol
Ares / Mars
Born of mortal and Zeus; mother dipped him in the river Styx…
goddess of love and beauty (and spring and bloom).
god of the sun; patron of healing; drove a chariot that pulle…
god of warfare
Achilles
Born of mortal and Zeus; mother dipped him in the river Styx…
Aphrodite / Venus
goddess of love and beauty (and spring and bloom).
45 terms
AP English Literature Biblical Allusions
Abraham and Sarah
Adam and Eve
Anti-Christ/Armaggedon
Babylon
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
the Anti-Christ is the antagonist of Christ who will appear b…
an ancient city of Mesopotamia known for its wealth, luxury,…
Abraham and Sarah
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
Adam and Eve
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
22 terms
AP English Allusions (from Literature)
Friday
Galahad
Jekyll and Hyde
Lilliputian
Faithful and willing attendant
noble man with limited ambition;only knight to find the Holy…
Person with two sides to his personality, one good and one evil
descriptive of a very small person or of something petty
Friday
Faithful and willing attendant
Galahad
noble man with limited ambition;only knight to find the Holy…
45 terms
AP English Literature Biblical Allusions
Abraham and Sarah
Adam and Eve
Anti-Christ/Armaggedon
Babylon
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
the Anti-Christ is the antagonist of Christ who will appear b…
an ancient city of Mesopotamia known for its wealth, luxury,…
Abraham and Sarah
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
Adam and Eve
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
45 terms
AP English Literature Biblical Allusions
Abraham and Sarah
Adam and Eve
Anti-Christ/Armaggedon
Babylon
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
the Anti-Christ is the antagonist of Christ who will appear b…
an ancient city of Mesopotamia known for its wealth, luxury,…
Abraham and Sarah
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
Adam and Eve
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
AP English Literature Biblical Allusions
Abraham and Sarah
Adam and Eve
Anti-Christ/Armaggedon
Babylon
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
the Anti-Christ is the antagonist of Christ who will appear b…
an ancient city of Mesopotamia known for its wealth, luxury,…
Abraham and Sarah
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
Adam and Eve
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
AP English Lit Allusions- Literature
Brobdingnagian
Cinderella
Don Juan
Don Quixote
-gigantic, enormous, on a large scale,... enlarged ; ... -after Bro…
-one who gains affluence or recognition... after obscurity and n…
-a libertine, profligate, a man obsessed with... seducing women…
-someone overly idealistic to the point of... having impossible…
Brobdingnagian
-gigantic, enormous, on a large scale,... enlarged ; ... -after Bro…
Cinderella
-one who gains affluence or recognition... after obscurity and n…
40 terms
AP English Literature Mythological Allusions
Achilles
Adonis
Aphrodite / Venus
Apollo / Sol
Born of mortal and Zeus; mother dipped him in the river Styx…
a mortal youth who was loved by Aphrodite for his great beaut…
goddess of love and beauty (and spring and bloom).
god of the sun; patron of healing; drove a chariot that pulle…
Achilles
Born of mortal and Zeus; mother dipped him in the river Styx…
Adonis
a mortal youth who was loved by Aphrodite for his great beaut…
10 terms
AP English Literature Allusions 2
Mercury/Hermes
Muse
Neptune
Olympian
A carrier of tidings, newsboy, a messenger; messenger of the…
Some creature of inspiration, the daughter of Mnemosyne and Z…
The sea personified; the Roman god associated with Poseidon,…
Majestic in manner, superior to mundane affairs; any particip…
Mercury/Hermes
A carrier of tidings, newsboy, a messenger; messenger of the…
Muse
Some creature of inspiration, the daughter of Mnemosyne and Z…
45 terms
AP English Literature Biblical Allusions
Abraham and Sarah
Adam and Eve
Anti-Christ/Armaggedon
Babylon
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
the Anti-Christ is the antagonist of Christ who will appear b…
an ancient city of Mesopotamia known for its wealth, luxury,…
Abraham and Sarah
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
Adam and Eve
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
45 terms
AP English Literature Biblical Allusions
Abraham and Sarah
Adam and Eve
Anti-Christ/Armaggedon
Babylon
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
the Anti-Christ is the antagonist of Christ who will appear b…
an ancient city of Mesopotamia known for its wealth, luxury,…
Abraham and Sarah
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
Adam and Eve
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
40 terms
AP English Literature Mythological Allusions
Achilles
Adonis
Aphrodite / Venus
Apollo / Sol
Born of mortal and Zeus; mother dipped him in the river Styx…
a mortal youth who was loved by Aphrodite for his great beaut…
goddess of love and beauty (and spring and bloom).
god of the sun; patron of healing; drove a chariot that pulle…
Achilles
Born of mortal and Zeus; mother dipped him in the river Styx…
Adonis
a mortal youth who was loved by Aphrodite for his great beaut…
31 terms
AP LITERATURE: Allusions (Literature)
Babbit
Brobdingnag
Bumble
Cinderella
Story: George Babbitt was the protagonist of the satirical no…
Story: a place of giants visited in Gullivar's Travels by swi…
Story: Mr. Bumble is in Dickens's Oliver Twist and is a minor…
Meaning:(1) a person or thing that is undeservedly neglected…
Babbit
Story: George Babbitt was the protagonist of the satirical no…
Brobdingnag
Story: a place of giants visited in Gullivar's Travels by swi…
45 terms
AP English Literature Biblical Allusions
Abraham and Sarah
Adam and Eve
Anti-Christ/Armaggedon
Babylon
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
the Anti-Christ is the antagonist of Christ who will appear b…
an ancient city of Mesopotamia known for its wealth, luxury,…
Abraham and Sarah
He is the first patriarch of Judaism (first person to accept…
Adam and Eve
the first man and woman; she's created from a rib taken from…
20 terms
AP English mythological and literature allusions
Achilles' heel
Adonis
Aeolian
Apollo
one of the great greek heroes of the trojan war. When he was…
someone with a handsome face and gorgeous body. He was loved…
used to describe music that is produced by the effect of wind…
He is the son of Zeus and Leto and the twin brother of Artemi…
Achilles' heel
one of the great greek heroes of the trojan war. When he was…
Adonis
someone with a handsome face and gorgeous body. He was loved…
AP Literature Allusions: Biblical
manna in the desert
the golden calf
turn the other cheek
the blind leading the blind
(OT) when the Israelites were escaping from Egypt, God sent t…
(OT) when Moses (the leader of the Israelites) was up in Moun…
(NT) to refrain from retaliation after being attacked/insulte…
(NT I think?) sinners leading sinners; refers to incompetent…
manna in the desert
(OT) when the Israelites were escaping from Egypt, God sent t…
the golden calf
(OT) when Moses (the leader of the Israelites) was up in Moun…
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