Envy (See also Jealousy.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Envy (See also Jealousy.)

  1. Amneris envious of Aida. [Ital. Opera: Verdi, Aida, Westerman, 325]
  2. Cinderella’s sisters envious of their sister’s beauty. [Folklore: Barnhart, 246]
  3. green symbol of envy; “the green-eyed monster.” [Color Symbolism: Jobes, 357; Br. Lit.: Othello]
  4. Iago Othello’s ensign who, from malevolence and envy, persuades Othello that Desdemona has been unfaithful. [Br. Lit.: Othello]
  5. Joseph’s brothers resented him for Jacob’s love and gift. [O.T.: Genesis 37:4]
  6. Lensky envy of Onegin leads to his death in a duel. [Russ. Opera: Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin, Westerman, 395–397]
  7. Lisa envious of Amina; tries unsuccessful stratagems. [Ital. Opera: Bellini, The Sleepwalker, Westerman, 128–130]
  8. Snow White’s stepmother envious of her beauty, queen orders Snow White’s death. [Ger. Fairy Tale: Grimm, 184]