allusion

a brief or indirect reference to something or someone known to most people.
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allusion

[n] - passing reference or indirect mention
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Allusion

• (n.) A reference to something supposed to be known, but not explicitly mentioned; a covert indication; indirect reference; a hint. • (n.) A figurative or symbolical reference.
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allusion

noun passing reference or indirect mention
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Allusion

Al·lu'sion noun [ Latin allusio , from alludere to allude: confer French allusion .] 1. A figurative or symbolical reference. [ Obsolete] 2. A reference to something supposed to be known, but not explicitly mentioned; a covert indication; indirect reference; a hint...
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Allusion

A casual reference in literature to a person, place, event, or another passage of literature, often
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allusion

a reference to a historical, mythic, or literary person, place, event, movement, etc.
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Allusion

A reference to a historical, mythic, or literary person, place, event, movement, etc.
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Allusion

a reference to an idea, place, person or text (or part of a text) existing outside the literary work. [Contributor: Dr. Ismail S. Talib, National University of Singapore.]
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Allusion

a reference, sometimes indirect, to a person, place, theory etc. which the reader is assumed to have some knowledge of. e.g. a Biblical allusion with which the reader is assumed to be familiar.
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allusion

allusion (uh LOO zhuhn) 1. An indirect reference to something; mention, hint, suggestion: 'This book about American history makes a brief allusion to the ancient Greek idea of democracy.' 2. A play upon words, a word-play, a pun (now considered obsolete). 3. A covert, implied, or indirect reference; a passing or incidental reference. 4. Et...
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allusion

An allusion refers to something without explaining it in detail, the reader is expected to understand the importance of the allusion.
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allusion

in literature, an implied or indirect reference to a person, event, or thing or to a part of another text. Allusion is distinguished from such ...
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Allusion

In the context of a film allusions are used to add greater depth to particular events and situations especially regarding the interpretation of a film. References are made to external phenomena such as persons, places, things, and occurrences. Indirect references are also employed through screen images or scenes even to another film. Associations a...
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allusion

passing reference or indirect mention
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