What is an allusion in ”The Good Life” By Tracy K. Smith


”When some people talk about money

They speak as if it were a mysterious lover
Who went out to buy milk and never

Came back, and it makes me nostalgic

For the years I lived on coffee and bread,

Hungry all the time, walking to work on payday

Like a woman journeying for water

From a village without a well, then living

One or two nights like everyone else

On roast chicken and red wine.”

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There is a general allusion to village or rural setting in “Like a woman journeying form water” and “red wine.”

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