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

  1. Achan defies God’s ban on taking booty. [O.T.: Joshua 7:1]
  2. Adam and Eve eat forbidden fruit of Tree of Knowledge. [O.T.: Genesis 3:1–7; Br. Lit.: Paradise Lost]
  3. Antigone despite Creon’s order, she buries Polynices. [Gk. Lit.: Antigone]
  4. Bartleby copyist in Wall Street office; refuses to do anything but copy documents. [Am. Lit.: “Bartleby the Scrivener”]
  5. Brunhild disobeys father’s order to let Siegmund die. [Ger. Opera: Wagner, Valkyrie, Westerman, 237]
  6. Saul contravening God, takes spoils from conquered Amalekites. [O.T.: I Samuel 15:17–19]
  7. Vashti, Queen loses queenship for not submitting to king’s demands. [O.T.: Esther 1:10–22]

Disorder (See CONFUSION.)