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

  1. Fear of Flying metaphor for housewife Isadora Wing’s temporary inability to achieve self-awareness. [Am. Lit.: Fear of Flying]
  2. Frome, Ethan chained to detestable wife and unsalable farm. [Am. Lit.: Ethan Frome]
  3. Loman, Willy despite dreams of success, he is condemned to failure. [Am. Drama; Death of a Salesman, Payton, 397]
  4. Nora trapped in the domesticity demanded by her husband. [Nor. Lit.: Ibsen A Doll’s House]
  5. Prufrock, J. Alfred aware that his life is meaningless and empty, he struggles to rise above it, but cannot. [Br. Lit.: “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” in Payton, 548]
  6. Rochester, Edward tied to insane wife; cannot marry Jane Eyre. [Br. Lit.: Jane Eyre]