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Allusion: “an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference.”


Dialogic nature of language:

Discourse analysis:

Double-voiced discourse: 


Parody: “an imitation of the style of a particular writer, artist, or genre with deliberate exaggeration for comic effect.”


Re-Vision: “the act of looking back, of seeing with fresh eyes, of entering an old text from a new critical direction” (Rich 18).

Satire: “the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people’s stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues.”




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