One example of an allusion is when Julita from "Names/Nombres" gets called Judy Alcatraz. This is an allusion to the prison Alcatraz, where dozens of some of the worst criminals in the country were imprisoned, such as Al Capone. This allusion makes Julita seem very mischievous and somewhat criminal. This is why her parents tell her not to hang out with the people who call her Judy Alcatraz.
Hot milk pot, France, ca.1746-1749, Silver. "The lid's finial, which also serves as a thumbpiece for raising the lid, is in the form of a nightcap tassel, an allusion that would have been appropriate for hot milk, which was served with coffee in the morning." Met Museum
13 “You call me ‘Teacher’ and ‘Lord,’ and rightly so, for that is what I am. 14 Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another’s feet. 15 I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you. 16 Very truly I tell you, no servant is greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him. 17 Now that you know these things, you will be blessed if you do them~John13:12-17
T+T+T Step 4: "I don't know who talked papa into sending us away to school. Seems like it would have taken the same angel who announced to Mary that she was pregnant with God and got her to be happy about it" (page 11). This is an example of an biblical allusion because no one would think that a virgin could be pregnant, it is very suprising which is why she compared it to her father's decision about them going to school because it seemed very unlikely.