- n. Plural form of allusion.
“One of my favorite allusions is in the title of the short story by Haikasoru friend and Otsuichi fan Briane Keene, author of “The King, In: Yellow.””
“The lyrics contain allusions to black cats, walking under ladders, and spilling salt shakers.”
“The first of the three allusions is the First Amendment itself.”
“[Clint] Eastwood does not generally traffic in allusions or visual quotations; his visual style is decidedly classical, rather than postmodern, emphasizing plainness, transparency and the efficient delivery of narrative information," writes AO Scott, selecting his from a point in Letters From Iwo Jima when two soldiers are brought to a cave.”
“Arabic literature abounds in allusions to this unpleasant category of “damned ill-natured friends;” and Spanish and Portuguese letters, including Brazilian, have thoroughly caught the trick.”
“Baraheni is a Turkish speaker from Tabriz, and his poems, which lay a heavy emphasis on the material and the earthy, contain allusions to Ezra Pound, Walter Benjamin, and Charles Baudelaire.”
“The concluding stanza may have wandered as far in its allusions from the opening stanza, as the last from the first sentence in an essay.”
“She called allusions to that effect "irresponsible.”
“In a piece on pop culture references within The Sopranos, Mike Antonucci suggests that the net effect of the series’ many allusions is to complicate its central question: “Is this a show about them being like us, or us being like them?””
“Reading the poems and picking apart the allusions is the stock-in-trade of a whole raft of China scholars in China and elsewhere.”
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