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Why do writers use allusion?

Generally speaking writers use allusion to direct the reader to who  is performing an action in a story. Allusion is a way of defining  characters and their roles in the sto (MORE)
In Poetry

Do you have a poem with an allusion?

"Jack and Jill" Jack and Jill went up a hill To fetch a pail of water; Jack fell down and broke his crown And Jill came tumbling after. Up got Jack, and home did tro (MORE)

What is a geographical allusion?

Allusions allow the writer to imply a great deal by simply mentioning something which the reader is expected to understand example of geographical allusion would be.. "The wes (MORE)

What is a topical allusion?

A topical allusion is a form of figurative speech that can be a  metaphor or parable and holds significance to its target audience.  A topical allusion is an event, current (MORE)

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What is an example of allusion?

An ALLUSION is an indirect reference to another idea, person, place, event, artwork, etc. used to enhance the meaning of the work in which it appears- and some examples are " (MORE)

A sentence for allusion?

Meaning "indirect reference" or "bringing something to mind in  passing", the term "allusion" can be used in numerous ways in a  sentence. Just one example would be, "The au (MORE)

Why is West Side Story an allusion?

An allusion is an implied or indirect reference to a person, event,  or thing or to a part of another text. West Side Story is an  allusion to Romeo and Juliet because much (MORE)