Surprise Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Surprise


  1. Henry, O. his plots characterized by unexpected dénouements. [Am. Lit.: Benét, 457]
  2. Operation Z Japanese plan for Pearl Harbor attack. [Jap. Hist.: Toland, 177–178, 183–187]
  3. Pearl Harbor site of surprise attack on American fleet by the Japanese (December 7, 1941). [Am. Hist.: Fuller, III, 455–456]
  4. thief in the night analogy to the Lord’s unexpected coming. [N.T.: I Thessalonians 5:2]
  5. truffle indicates the unexpected. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 178]