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    I have an assignment for my 9th grade Lit/Comp class involving Shakesperean language. It involves making examples of classical allusions, reversed words, reversed thoughts, and reversed sentence construction. Can you help me with some examples and explain what each of these terms mean? Thank you.

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    Default Re: Shakesperean Language

    'Allusion' is basically a refernce to another text. Which Shakespeare text/s are you going to use. It's hard to suggest without knowing which one you'll be looking at.



    Here's a dictionary of literary terms: http://www.bedfordstmartins.com/lite...glossary_a.htm

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    Default Re: Shakesperean Language

    Thank you for the definitions. Our assignment is to make up a classical allusion, reversed word, reversed thought, and reversed sentence structure, instead of finding them from works of Shakespeare. Sorry I didn't make myself clear. Would you still be able to think up any examples? Thanks

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