Hide & Seek Challenge – Allusions/References in Shadows & Scars

Write the page number where you found the allusion in the blank next to the reference. Note that some allusions may be found in more than one poem. Each correct page number is worth one point. Rewards are as follows:

0-9: Well, you tried. Hope you had fun.
10-29: $1 Amazon gift card.
30-49: $5 Amazon gift card,
50+: $5 Amazon gift card, plus extra $10 card to the person who gets the most.
All 72: I will personally proclaim your awesomeness from every social media platform available to me, plus run around my neighborhood shouting about how crazy cool you are.

(Bonus points to anyone who finds a valid allusion that I forgot to include in this list).

When you’ve finished, send your answers to me at balmandblade@gmail.com.

Let the games begin!

Literary:

Which two poem titles come from the writings of Søren Kierkegaard? _____ / _____
(Hint: one of the poems also makes reference to the meaning of his last name, and the other’s title is also a reference to the lyrics from the mewithoutYou song “Leaf” which was inspired by Kierkegaard).

Which poems contain allusions to the following literary works:
Thomas Hardy, Far From the Madding Crowd _____
Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities _____ / _____
The Brothers Grimm, Rapunzel _____

Lyrical:

Which poems contain allusions to the following songs:

Showbread – The Goat (Anorexia version) _____
Project 86 – Wordsmith Legacy _____
Project 86 – Soma _____
Project 86 – Hollow Again _____
Underoath – To Whom It May Concern _____ / _____
Underoath – You’re Ever So Inviting _____
Emery – Edge of the World – _____ / _____
The David Crowder Band – Rescue is Coming _____

Biblical:

Which poems contain allusions to the following biblical passages:

Abraham & Isaac (& co.) _____ / _____ / _____ / _____ / _____ / _____ / _____ / _____
Moses & the Exodus _____ / _____ / _____ / _____ / _____ / _____
Joseph (Genesis 37-50) _____
Jacob and Rachel (Genesis 29) _____
Elijah (1 Kings 17-18 and Luke 4:25-26) _____
Luke 4:1-13 _____ / _____
John 8:1-11 _____
Luke 5:36-39 _____

Misc:

Which poems contain allusions to:

Relient K’s Mood Rings and Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s The Little Prince _____
A video game from the Final Fantasy VII series _____
The Last of the Mohicans movie _____
This Martin Luther King Jr. quote, “When the opportunity presents itself for you to defeat your enemy, that is the time which you must not do it.” _____
Jonah 4 and page 146 of Patriarchs and Prophets _____

Unspoken Confessions:

Which three poems contain a reference to UC _____ / _____ / _____

Which two poems contain references to “Paper, Pixel” from UC _____ / _____

 

Matching

Match the following poems with the following biblical references below.

 

The Wanderer: Desert Promises (p. 21-22) _____ / _____ / _____ / _____ / _____ / _____ / _____ / _____ / _____

Of Descent or Promise (p. 36) _____ / _____

You Told Me You Loved Me (p. 62) _____

The End of a Matter is Better Than Its Beginning (p. 102) _____

Incurable Wounds (p. 111) _____

The Wanderer: Desperation (p. 124-125) _____

Good Soil (p. 129) _____

As Those I Love Join the Great Cloud of Witnesses (p. 154) _____ / _____ / _____

Those Who Survive the Sword Will Find Favor in the Desert (p. 155) _____ / _____ / _____

Out of Sight, Promises on Pause (p. 156) _____ / _____ / _____ / _____

A. Judges 16
B. 1 Kings 17:7-15
C. Psalm 102:18
D. Psalm 126:4-6
E. Ecclesiastes 7:8
F. Isaiah 41:10
G. Isaiah 49:4
H. Isaiah 49:17
I. Isaiah 50:10-11
J. Jeremiah 30:12, 17
K. Isaiah 51:3
L. Isaiah 55:2
M. Isaiah 55:13/41:19
N. Jeremiah 31:2
O. Habakkuk 2:3
P. Matthew 13:1-23
Q. Luke 1:77-79
R. John 1:38-39
S. John 2:1-12
T. John 6:68
U. Romans 9:8
V. Hebrews 11:13
W. Hebrews 11:39-40
X. Hebrews 12:1
Y. Hebrews 12:2