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


  1. Daedalus flew with wings of wax and feathers. [Gk. Myth.: Bulfinch]
  2. Dolor possesses magic cloak which permits flight. [Children’s Lit.: The Little Lame Prince]
  3. Dumbo little elephant’s huge ears take him up and away. [Am. Cinema: Dumbo in Disney Films, 49–53]
  4. Houssain rode upon magic carpet that could fly. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights, Ahmed and Paribanou”]
  5. Icarus Daedalus’s son whose wings disintegrated in flight when approaching the sun. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 126]
  6. Pegasus winged horse. [Class. Myth.: Zimmerman, 195]
  7. Phaëthon ill-fated driver of the chariot of sun. [Gk. Myth.: Metamorphoses]
  8. Seagull, Johnathan Livingston seagull spends its time elaborating flying techniques. [Am. Lit.: Richard Bach Jonathan Livingston Seagull]
  9. Sindbad a roc flies him to the Valley of Diamonds, and an eagle flies him to its nest. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights]
  10. winged ram bearer of the golden fleece, sent by Zeus to save the life of Phryxus, who crossed the sea on its back. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 405]