Egotism (See also Arrogance, Conceit, Individualism.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Egotism (See also Arrogance, Conceit, Individualism.)

  1. Baxter, Ted TV anchorman who sees himself as most important news topic. [TV: “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” in Terrace, II, 70]
  2. cat symbol of egotism because of its aloofness and independence. [Animal Symbolism: Mercatante, 49]
  3. Milvain, Jasper sees himself as extremely important in literary world. [Br. Lit.: New Grub Street, Magill I, 647–649]
  4. narcissus symbol of self-centeredness. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 176]
  5. Narcissus falls in love with his reflection in pond. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Handbook, 745; Rom. Lit.: Metamorphoses]
  6. Number One portraying politician Crawford; self-gain as tour de force. [Am. Lit.: Number One]
  7. Patterne, Sir Willoughby epitome of vanity and self-centeredness, tries to dominate all around him. [Br. Lit.: The Egoist in Magill I, 241]
  8. Patterne, Sir Willoughby his egotism spelled his defeat. [Br. Lit.: The Egoist, Magill I, 241-242]
  9. Skimpole, Horace egocentric, wily fraud. [Br. Lit.: Bleak House]
  10. Templeton self-centered rat. [Children’s Lit.: Charlotte’s Web]