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


  1. Arden, Enoch shipwrecked sailor; lost for eleven years. [Br. Lit.: “Enoch Arden” in Benét, 316]
  2. Bligh, Captain commander of H.M.S. Bounty who was cast adrift by mutinous crew. [Am. Lit.: Mutiny on the Bounty]
  3. Byam, Roger crew member of the Bounty cast onto South Sea island. [Am. Lit.: Mutiny on the Bounty]
  4. Crichton resourceful butler who leads master and his family through difficulties on deserted island. [Br. Lit.: Admirable Crichton]
  5. Crusoe, Robinson shipwreck victim who lives on desert island with savage he names Friday. [Br. Lit.: Robinson Crusoe]
  6. Gilligan’s Island comedy about a party shipwrecked on a South Pacific island. [TV: Terrace, I, 312–313]
  7. Gunn, Ben marooned pirate, helps secure treasure hidden on island. [Br. Lit.: Treasure Island]
  8. Lost in Space family is shipwrecked in space. [TV: Terrace, II, 38–39]
  9. Selkirk, Alexander real-life prototype of Robinson Crusoe. [Br. Hist.: EB, IX: 45]
  10. Smith, Cyrus knowledgeable engineer makes life bearable for castaway party on deserted island. [Fr. Lit.: Mysterious Island]
  11. Swiss Family Robinson family shipwrecked on a deserted island. [Br. Lit.: Swiss Family Robinson]