Allusion Definition
Updated: 6/8/2018
Allusion Definition
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Allusion

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Allusion Definition | An allusion is a reference to a well-known piece of literature, art, person, or event.

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  • ALLUSION An allusion is a reference to a well-known piece of literature, art, person, or event.
  • Jake's friend Joe chides him for being like Ebeneezer Scrooge, an allusion to the miserly main character in Charles Dickens' book, A Christmas Carol.
  • I don't really feel like spending any money...
  • Don't be such a Scrooge, Jake!