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

  1. Borkman, John Gabriel suffers from delusions of power. [Nor. Lit.: John Gabriel Borkman]
  2. Bowles, Sally night-club entertainer thinks she has the makings of a great film actress. [Br. Lit.: Isherwood Berlin Stories in Drabble, 498]
  3. Clamence, Jean-Baptiste living with his own good and evil. [Fr. Lit.: The Fall]
  4. Dubois, Blanche felt she and Mitch were above others. [Am. Lit.: A Streetcar Named Desire]
  5. Jones, Brutus self-styled island emperor experiences traumatic visions. [Am. Lit.: Emperor Jones]
  6. Lockit, Lucy steals jailer-father’s keys to free phony husband. [Br. Lit.: The Beggar’s Opera]
  7. Pan, Peter little boy, refuses to grow up; resides in Never Never Land. [Children’s Lit.: Peter Pan]
  8. opium of the people Marx’s classic metaphor for religion. [Ger. Hist.: Critique of Hegel’s “Philosophy of Right”]
  9. ostrich hides head, thinking itself concealed. [Animal Symbolism: Brewer Dictionary, 788]