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Flashcard #1:

[q] An indirect, passing reference to a historical or literary person, place, object or event.

[a] Allusion

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Flashcard #2:

[q] “No! I am not Prince Hamlet, nor was meant to be.” (T.S. Eliot)

[a] Allusion

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Flashcard #3:

[q] “Was there another Troy for her to burn?” (W.B. Yeats)

[a] Allusion

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(Further Reading: Flashcards of All Literary Devices)

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