Allusion Figurative Language Guided Notes and Student Activity SetA great set to guide students to discover:Allusion Meaning, Examples, Purpose, and Using Allusion in WritingHelp students understand allusion and how to use it to improve their writing with this great set.
A large Siberian amethyst mounted as a jewel with diamond-set honeysuckle motifs, c. At a later date it was made the centre of this amathyst and diamond tiara in the form of vine leaves that are a witty allusion to the purple stones.
CCSS - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
NIOBE/HUBRIS The allusion originates from the daughter of Tantalus who boasted about her children. This provoked two gods to kill her children and turn her to stone. The meaning of this allusion is excessive pride. The meaning is from Niobe who had too much pride for her children and suffered for it. Ex/ The athlete showed too much hubris and had the crowd dislike him for it.