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ALLUSION

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Allusion An allusion is a figure of speech that makes when a writer reference representation place, person or something that happened.
This can be real or imaginary and may refer to anything including movies, mythology, history, poems or even literary. “I was surprised his nose was not growing like Pinocchio’s.” “He was a real Romeo with the ladies.” Romeo was very romantic in expressing his love for Juliet. Romeo and Juliet, and written by Shakespeare By using another literary work as a reference, it makes it easy for the reader to understand and also required works. 1.
What is an allusion?
a. Allusion is a an exaggeration that is so dramatic that no one would believe the statement is true.
b. Allusion is a reference in a literary text to a person, place, or thing outside that text that the reader is expected to identify.
c. Allusion is the point of greatest tension or importance, where the decisive action of the work takes place.
d. Allusion is uses the words “like” or “as”to compare one object or idea with another to suggest they are alike. 1.
What is an allusion?

a. Allusion is an exaggeration that is so dramatic that no one would believe the statement is true (hyperbole).
b. Allusion is a reference in a literary text to a person, place, or thing outside that text that the reader is expected to identify.
b. Allusion is the point of greatest tension or importance, where the decisive action of the work takes place (Climax).
d. Allusion is uses the words “like” or “as”to compare one object or idea with another to suggest they are alike (Simile). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WsRAGY1kD-8&feature=plcp She transformed her backyard to look like the Garden of Eden. In the Bible, Garden of Eden has been used as a base of comparison. The backyard is said to be transformed into something as beautiful as the Garden of Eden. http://www.buzzle.com/articles/example-of-allusion.html Some examples of movies: There is a reference made to Cupid who is considered to be the God of love, who has a bow and arrow and any person shot with the same falls in love instantly. From 'Romeo and Juliet'
- William Shakespeare When dad lost his job, mom became a Scrooge, and we almost never got to buy anything we didn’t absolutely need. Example of Mythological : Example of Literary Allusions : Example of poem : Here are some practices: Nature's
first green
is gold,
Her hardest hue
to hold.
Her early leaf's a
flower,
But only so an hour.
Then leaf subsides to leaf,
So Eden sank to grief.
So dawn goes down to day, Nothing gold can stay. It's from Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost . The Bible of Eden that was lost when Adam and Eve fell from the Creator's good graces. All overgrown by cunning moss,

All interspersed with weed,

The little cage of "Currer Bell"

In quiet "Haworth" laid. All Overgrown by Cunning Moss has alluded to Currer Bell and Haworth. I wish I had received blessings from Cupid, on Valentine's day. “I thought the software would be useful, but it was a Trojan Horse.” This refers to the horse that the Greeks built that contained all the soldiers. It was given as a gift to the enemy during the Trojan War. By using trickery, the Greeks won the war. Made possible by: Tien Vo
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Thank you^^ English III Literature Term This refers to the story of Pinocchio, where his nose grew whenever he told a lie. The Adventures of Pinocchio, written by Carlo Collodi. Currer Bell Haworth
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