Allusions Intro Power Point

“TD&TW” – Captain Kidd,
Quakers, slavery,
Salem witch trials
“TYM” – blue suede shoes –Elvis
Percy Jackson –
Greek allusions
Odyssey - Trojan
War, gods
Is this an example of ALLUSION,
The snow is like a white blanket.
America is a melting pot.
The rise in poverty will unlock the Pandora’s box of crimes.
Her lovely voice was music to his ears.
Life is like a rollercoaster.
The alligator’s teeth are white daggers.
Their home was as lonely as a prison.
His heart is a cold iron.
“Hey! Guess who the new Newton of our school is?”
She is as beautiful as a peacock.
He is a shinning star.
Time is money.
Don't be a Scrooge!
Now it’s YOUR turn
Homework: Find a contemporary allusion in
modern day work to ANY “real” historical,
cultural, or literary character, work, situation, etc.
Example: The mini van The Odyssey
Gnomeo and Juliet
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