What does allusion mean?
An allusion is a references to a place, myth, literary work, historical event, or person.
For example, the brand name Nike is an allusion to the Greek goddess Nike, who was the goddess of victory.
Nike would want to allude to such a goddess, since it conveys a positive image of the company.
The phrase 'literary biblical allusion' refers to a literary work's allusion to a story or idea from the Bible. In other words, a reference of some kind to an identifiable portion of the Bible, which reference is found in a work of literature, is known as a 'literary biblical (or, Biblical) allusion.'
The word allusion mean when you reference something to a book, art work, people, etc. So you can refer to a person, document, something historical. A religious allusion is when someone is referring to the Bible. For example, Abe Lincoln said in his Gettysburg Address speech "4 score and 7 years ago". That is a biblical (religious) allusion because in the bible they don't say blank years ago, they used the word score.
al·lu·sion əˈlo͞oZHən/ noun noun: allusion; plural noun: allusions an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference. "an allusion to Shakespeare" synonyms: reference to, mention of, suggestion of, hint to, intimation of, comment on, remark on "the town's name is an allusion to its founding family" the practice of making allusions, especially as an artistic device.
The word 'allusion' is not in 'The Raven' by Edgar Allan Poe. If you mean allusion in 'The Raven' as a literary element, I can think of three: 1. Pallas: refers to Pallas Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom 2. Balm in Gilead: refers to Jeremiah 8:22 3. Plutonian shore: refers to Pluto, the Greek god of the underworld
An allusion is reference within a literary work to a famous, historical, or biblical person or event that is outside of that literary work. The reference can often be indirect and is usually used to explain or clarify something in the text. Some examples are "My next door neighbour has Scrooge Syndrome." (allusion to Ebeneezer Scrooge of the book "A Christmas Carol"). "He can make his own lunch. He's a grown man. Don't indulge his…
Do you mean allusion? Allitertion is just a repeated sound in the beginning of words. There probably is an allitertion somewhere in To Kill a Mockingbird. If you meant allusion there is an allusion to the Bible. When Uncle Jack says to Atticus, "Why not let this cup pass, eh?" this is referring to the trial and why Atticus is defending Tom Robinson. This is an allusion to when Jesus drinks a cup of something…