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

  1. Acadians America’s lost tribe; suffered expulsion under British. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 2; Am. Lit.: “Evangeline” in Hart, 263]
  2. Adam and Eve banished from the Garden of Eden for eating forbidden fruit. [O.T.: Genesis 3:23–24]
  3. anemone ordered from Flora’s court. [Gk. Myth.: Flora Symbolica, 172]
  4. Bolingbroke, Henry banished, along with Mowbray, by King Richard. [Br. Lit.: Shakespeare Richard II]
  5. Cain cast out from homeland for murdering Abel. [O.T.: Genesis 4:12]
  6. Devil’s Island former French penal colony off French Guiana. [Fr. Hist.: NCE, 754]
  7. Elba site of Napoleon’s first exile (1814). [Fr. Hist.: NCE, 854]
  8. fire and water Roman symbol of exile. [Rom. Hist.: Brewer Note-Book, 451]
  9. Hagar and Ishmael Sarah orders Abraham to drive them out. [O.T.: Genesis 21:9–13]
  10. Ivanhoe disinherited by father, Cedric the Saxon. [Br. Lit.: Ivanhoe]
  11. Jenik banished by jealous stepmother. [Czech. Opera: Smetana, Bartered Bride, Westerman, 404]
  12. Nolan, Philip treasonous man sentenced to live remainder of life at sea. [Am. Lit.: Man Without a Country]
  13. Oedipus exiles himself for killing father and marrying mother. [Gk. Lit.: Oedipus Rex]
  14. Patmos island of exile for St. John. [N.T.: Revelation 1:9]
  15. Posthumus marries Cymbeline’s daughter; Cymbeline banishes him. [Br. Lit.: Cymbeline]
  16. Pride’s Purge Cromwell’s ejection of royalist MPs (1648). [Br. Hist.: Brewer Handbook, 871]
  17. Rosalind her sylvan exile sets scene for comedy. [Br. Lit.: As You Like It]
  18. Saint Helena place of Napoleon’s second exile (1815). [Fr. Hist.: NCE, 2397]
  19. Siberia place of banishment and exile. [Geography. NCE, 2509–2510]
  20. Trail of Tears forced march of 18,000 Cherokees westward to Indian Territory (Oklahoma); 4,000 die of disease and exposure (winter, 1838–1839). [Am. Hist.: EB, 2: 808]
  21. Tristram expelled from Cornwall by King Mark for ten years. [Br. Lit.: Le Morte d’Arthur]
  22. Untouchables lowest caste in India; social outcasts. [Ind. Culture: Brewer Dictionary, 1118]