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  1. A reminiscence is a reference to an abstract image from art or history, passed through the perception and memory of the author. A kind of creative reworking, reinterpretation. Sometimes reminiscence is used unconsciously, and tells more about the author and his cultural baggage, rather than about the work.

    An allusion is a reference to a specific well-known fact that takes on additional meanings in the context of a new work. The allusion is most often playful or even parodic in nature.

    Reminiscence, allusion, and quotation are forms of intertextuality. The boundaries between the three concepts were explored by such authors asEremenko E. G., Bezruchko O. S.

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