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From Beyoncé to The X Files: Allusion Power on the Page

Margie Lawson

Hello Everyone!

I’ll SHOW then TELL:

“Goodbye LA, G'day Australia.” She wiggled her hips and Beyoncéd into the hall.

That fun example was written by multi-Immersion grad Elaine Fraser.  

Now I’ll TELL:

Allusion is a rhetorical device. It’s a quick reference to a famous person or event that includes the trait.Read the post

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