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

  1. Babel where God confounded speech of mankind. [O.T.: Genesis 11:7–9]
  2. bedlam from Hospital of St. Mary of Bethlehem, former English insane asylum. [Br. Folklore: Jobes, 193]
  3. Cia amnesia victim whose identity becomes doubtful when the same identity is claimed by an insane woman. [Ital. Drama: Pirandello As You Desire Me in Sobel, 35]
  4. Comedy of Errors, The two pairs of identical twins wreak social havoc in Ephesus. [Br. Drama: Shakespeare The Comedy of Errors]
  5. Corybantes half-divine priests of Cybele; celebrated noisy festivals in her honor. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 67]
  6. Jude “the other Judas, not Iscariot.” [N.T.: John 14:22]
  7. Labyrinth maze at Knossos where Minotaur lived. [Gk. Myth.: Hall, 185]
  8. Pandemonium Milton’s capital of the devils. [Br. Lit.: Paradise Lost]
  9. Pantagruelian Law Case not understanding the defense, judge gives incomprehensible verdict. [Fr. Lit.: Pantagruel]
  10. Serbonian Bog Egyptian morass, “where armies whole have sunk.” [Br. Lit.: Paradise Lost]
  11. Star-Splitter, The “We’ve looked and looked, but after all where are we?” [Am. Lit.: “The Star-Splitter” in Hart, 799]