Stick figure cartoons on literature – allusions, archetypes, symbols, tropes, and anything else that might come up in close reading. It’s understanding what a reference to “the great whale” means without having to read Moby Dick.
Biblical allusion: In the New Testament, Jesus says that it’s easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a right man to enter heaven. … More No. 12: The Eye of the Needle