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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.

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.

100 Photos You Have To Look At Twice To Understand

100 Photos You Have To Look At Twice To Understand

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…

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 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."

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."

Door de vage en beweeglijke achtergrond en de heldere voorgrond voelt het bijna alsof je zelf op de fiets zit en voor je kijkt.

Door de vage en beweeglijke achtergrond en de heldere voorgrond voelt het bijna alsof je zelf op de fiets zit en voor je kijkt.

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

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

It isn't always bad to be a "no" person.

H.E. Double Hockey Sticks…NO! Learning to use that little gem of a word

This is one of my favorite image examples of this illusion working with more complex detailed shapes.

Amazing Anamorphic 3D Illusion Drawings

This is one of my favorite image examples of this illusion working with more complex detailed shapes.

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...

AP English Language Comprehensive Style Analysis/Rhetorical Analysis Assessment

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...

A colorful moving circle! When you look at it it stops, but the instant you look away it moves turns clockwise.

A colorful moving circle! When you look at it it stops, but the instant you look away it moves turns clockwise.

A good example of a Gestalt illusion (what's the figure and what's the ground?)

A good example of a Gestalt illusion (what's the figure and what's the ground?)

This is a five slide PowerPoint on allusion. It has a definition of allusion, examples of allusion, an activity where students identify allusions, ...

Allusion

This is a five slide PowerPoint on allusion. It has a definition of allusion, examples of allusion, an activity where students identify allusions, ...