Literary Term used in literature and movies

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What is the literary term used to describe when an item or person is out of historical sequence. For example: a telephone call to someone before telephones were invented.
 

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millerac said:
What is the literary term used to describe when an item or person is out of historical sequence. For example: a telephone call to someone before telephones were invented.

That would be an anachronism.
 
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