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

  1. Alice dreams of falling down a rabbit-hole and experiencing strange adventures. [Br. Lit.: Lewis Carroll Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland]
  2. Caedmon 7th-century English religious poet supposed to have heard his verses in a dream. [Br. Lit.: Benét, 156]
  3. Calpurnia dreams that a statue of Julius Caesar is spouting blood from a hundred wounds. [Br. Drama: Shakespeare Julius Caesar]
  4. Finnegan’s Wake Joyce novel based around the dreams and nightmares of H. C. Earwicker. [Br. Lit.: Joyce Finnegans Wake]
  5. Ibbetson, Peter learns how to “dream true” and return to the scenes of childhood and the times of his ancestors. [Br. Lit. & Am. Opera: G. duMaurier Peter Ibbetson in Magill I, 736]
  6. “Kubla Khan” poem supposedly composed by Coleridge from an opium dream. [Br. Lit.: Benét, 555]
  7. Little Nemo dreams every night of Slumberland, a place of story-book palaces and fairy-tale landscapes. [Comics: Horn, 458]
  8. Morpheus god of dreams. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 688]
  9. Pharaoh had dreams of cattle and corn by which Joseph was able to foretell the future. [O.T.: Genesis 41]
  10. Pilgrim’s Progress, The Bunyan dreamed this allegory of Christian’s adventures while in prison. [Br. Lit.: Bunyan Pilgrim’s Progress]
  11. Quixote, Don falls into a trance and has visions of Montesinos and other heroes. [Sp. Lit.: Cervantes Don Quixote]
  12. Under Milk Wood the commonplace inhabitants of a Welsh village voice their dreams. [Br. Drama: Dylan Thomas Under Milk Wood in Magill IV, 1247]