allusions Mrs. Briel
Totino-Grace High School  
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EXAMPLES OF ALLUSIONS:


1.) Jill offers you an unexpected present, and Joe tells you, "Beware Greeks bearing gifts." Joe's comment is an allusion to the TROJAN HORSE

2.) John is racing down second corridor, late to English, but he sees another student whose books have just been knocked to the ground. John stops to help,knowing he runs the risk of being tardy to class. In the end, he is not tardy, because his teacher recognizes that he is a GOOD SAMARITAN.

3.) Homer Simpson, wanting Bart to fetch him some pizza and brownies, says, "Bart, ask not what your father can do for you, but what you can do for your father." This is an allusion to the famous line in John F. Kennedy's
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