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    Fahrenheit 451 Allusion to Machiavelli

    Quote from Fahrenheit 451: “We are all bits and pieces of history and literature and international law. Byron, Tom Paine, Machiavelli, or Christ, it’s here” (Bradbury 152). Bradbury, Ray. “Part 3.” Fahrenheit 451. New York: Del Rey Book, 1991. 152. Print. Original Source or Context: Niccolo Machiavelli was an Italian historian, politician, diplomat, and philosopher […] More

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    Helen of Troy allusion from Romeo and Juliet

    Allusion location: Act 2, Scene 4, line 107 Quote: “Helen and Hero were sluts and harlots.” Plot context: Romeo has just arranged for Juliet and his marriage and is walking home when Mercutio spots him. Mercutio makes jokes about how his girl is so beautiful that she makes the most beautiful women in history look […] More