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

  1. Aged P. Wemmick’s deaf father. [Br. Lit.: Great Expectations]
  2. Bell, Alexander Graham (1847–1922) telephone inventor; renowned for studies of deafness. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 265]
  3. Keller, Helen (1880–1968) overcame handicap of deafness as well as blindness. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1462]
  4. Quasimodo rendered totally deaf by his occupation as bellringer at Notre Dame Cathedral. [Fr. Lit.: Victor Hugo The Hunchback of Notre Dame]