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Allusion

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Andrea St John

on 9 March 2015

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Transcript of Allusion

The firehouse burns down.
“Hey! Guess who the new Newton of our school is?”
A mother remembers her murdered child
Allusion
Allusion is a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing, or idea of historical, cultural, literary or political significance.
Cliche
Cliché refers to an expression that has been overused to the extent that it loses its original meaning or novelty.
Flashback
Flashbacks are interruptions that writers do to insert past events in order to provide background or context to the current events of a narrative.
LITERARY
TERMS

In The Nick Of Time
Only Time Will Tell
A Matter Of Time
At The Speed Of Light
Lost Track Of Time
Lasted An Eternity
“remembered his dreams”
Willy talks with his dead brother
while playing cards with Charley
“This place is like a Garden of Eden.”
“Don’t act like a Romeo in front of her.”
Irony
Irony is a figure of speech in which words are used in such a way that their intended meaning is different from the actual meaning of the words.
The police station was robbed.
Th
e teacher fails the test
I saw a fish drowning
Foreshadowing
Foreshadowing is a literary device in which a writer gives an advance hint of what is to come later in the story.
“Life were better ended by their hate,
Than death prorogued, wanting of thy love”
I told myself there would be no more bodies, but I didn't believe a word of it.

Andrea St John
Hope You Guys Enjoyed
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