One example of an allusion is when Julita from "Names/Nombres" gets called Judy Alcatraz. This is an allusion to the prison Alcatraz, where dozens of some of the worst criminals in the country were imprisoned, such as Al Capone. This allusion makes Julita seem very mischievous and somewhat criminal. This is why her parents tell her not to hang out with the people who call her Judy Alcatraz.
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The story of the prophet Enos demonstrates some of the ways people can liken the scriptures to themselves. John A. Tvedtnes and Matthew Roper argued that Enos’s wrestle with God is an allusion to Jacob’s wrestle with God in Genesis. Enos also applied Job 33:26 directly to himself, likely because the Hebrew word “enos” was included in the verse. In addition to looking at an isolated verse and applying it to himself, as in the example from Job, Enos also looked at the broader similarities…
Definition and Examples of Allusions in Life, Literature, and Film
Definition and Examples of Allusions in Writing: Big Brother is an <b>allusion</b> to a mysterious character in George Orwell's novel <i>Nineteen Eighty-Four</i>, where citizens are constantly reminded that "Big Brother is watching you."
Medieval theology often interpreted episodes from Hebrew scripture as prefigurations of events in the New Testament. The Sacrifice of Isaac, for example, was seen as an allusion to the Crucifixion. The present embroidery likely had a pendant depicting scenes from the life of Christ
This assessment was originally designed as a mid-term exam for an AP English Language & Composition class. Although a student’s understanding of irony, detail, organization, and allusion are difficult to assess objectively; syntax, diction, figurative language, point of view, and tone are so rich in terminology that an objective summative assessment is possible. For syntax, figurative language, and point of view, students simply match each term to an example. For tone, students read a p...