They sat down, then, as the Euros rolled in, turned their backs on Beethoven's magnificent interpretation of Friedrich Schiller's Ode To Joy, a poem which envisaged a world without war and division, a pre-echo
of Lennon's brilliant Imagine.
The next year was cool enough to be a disturbing pre-echo
of the "Year without Summer" in 1816.
Musti is a bit different; he is Tolkien's best example of a particular fairy-tale archetype, the animal helper[.] (160-161) In summary, not only does Killuervo's sad story pre-echo
Turin's tale, but it also evokes the hard lives and hard times of Beren and Tuor in Tolkien's legendarium.
The violence meted out was branded as "The Armenian Solution" - an eerie pre-echo
of Hitler's Final Solution of 1942-1945.
Although we typically think of "denial" as a stage at a later point on the emotional transition curve (originally outlined in Elisabeth Kabler-Ross's grief cycle model), it can often have a "pre-echo
" in the sense that people can deny not so much a particular change as a requirement for change in general.
Weak monarchs, scheming courtiers and beleaguered champions of virtue regularly haunt this theatre, and the specific theme of an innocent child spirited away from a tyrant's reach is like a pre-echo
of The Winter's Tale.
His collaboration with Inigo Jones was tense and difficult, a pre-echo
of Gilbert and Sullivan.
Even when we Christians read Esther, there's an eerie pre-echo
of a 20th-century event we want to believe was unique.
Chapter four takes us to the Strafkolonie ('penal colony') and back to the Little Green Books: sugar barons, coffee planters and (in a weird pre-echo
of Nazis escaping into the oblivion of Paraguay) German officers in South America.
The words are a chilling pre-echo
of the motto over the gates of Auschwitz: Arbeit mach Frei (work makes you free).
"The character of Sidney, an entrepreneur who rises to the top, is a pre-echo
of the Margaret Thatcher era, a period ruled by self-interest," he explains.
Hitler looked at Werner March's first design of the Deutsches Stadium for the 1936 Olympic Games and was outraged by its naked Modernism saying, as Albert Speer recalled, that 'he would never set foot in a glass box like that'(2) (a rather frightening pre-echo
of the view from Kensington Palace).