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

  1. Andermatt, Christiane takes series of baths hoping to cure childlessness. [Fr. Lit.: Mont-Oriol, Magill I, 618–620]
  2. Barren Ground novel portraying a woman’s emotional sterility and her harsh labor on a farm. [Am. Lit.: Barren Ground]
  3. brown symbol of unfruitfulness. [Color Symbolism: Jobes, 357]
  4. Death Valley sterile, arid basin in Nevada and California. [Geography: EB, III: 417]
  5. Elizabeth Virgin’s kinswoman, blessed with pregnancy as old woman. [N.T.: Luke 1:5–25]
  6. Empty Quarter vast desert in the Arabian peninsula. [Geography: EB, VIII: 703]
  7. Hannah Elkanah’s barren wife; prays to Lord who grants her a son, Samuel. [O.T.: I Samuel 1:6]
  8. Sahara vast north African desert. [Geography: EB, VIII: 768]
  9. Sarah Abraham’s wife; unable to bear children. [O.T.: Genesis 11:30]
  10. Waste Land, The portrays sterility and chaos of the contemporary world. [Br. Lit.: “The Waste Land” in Hart, 899–900]

Bashfulness (See TIMIDITY.)