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Beloved Biblical Allusions

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It’s everywhere, on T.V, in movies, on billboards, it’s so well-known that even children are pretty familiar with it. Politicians, also, take this into consideration when disusing new polices and laws. So what is “it”, well it defiantly isn’t Stephen Kings book, even though it’s now widely well spread due to the new movie; “it” is actually the Bible. Writers tend to feature Biblical imagery quite often, though this doesn’t necessarily mean it holds a religious meaning. As well as “borrow” stories from the Bible, Thomas F. Foster goes in depth to into these matters in his book How to Read like a Professor. To highlight the importance of recognizing Biblical allusions, Foster gives the example of the story Beloved which is about a runaway slave
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