In evoke, we use that narrative to inspire a sense of possibility.
But if book shoplifting can be looked at in historical context, it must then evoke nostalgia.
At Michigan, he would be a formidable recruiter, able to evoke the tradition of his former iconic coach, Bo Schembechler.
1620s, from French évoquer or directly from Latin evocare "call out, rouse, summon" (see evocation). Often more or less with a sense of "calling spirits," or being called by them. Related: Evoked; evokes; evoking.