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

  1. Angelica, Suor is forgiven by the Virgin Mary for ill-considered suicide. [Ital. Opera: Puccini, Suor Angelica, Westerman, 364]
  2. Bishop of Digne character who forgives Jean Valjean when latter steals the bishop’s valuables. [Fr. Lit.: Les Misérables]
  3. Christ forgives man for his sins. [Christianity: Misc.]
  4. fatted calf killed to celebrate return of prodigal son. [N.T.: Luke 15:23]
  5. Matthias of his brother, for twenty years’ false imprisonment. [Ger. Opera: Kienzl, The Evangelist, Westerman, 264]
  6. Melibee shepherd who pardons his enemies. [Br. Lit.: Canter-bury Tales, “Tale of Melibee”]
  7. Myriel, Bishop saintly cleric befriends Jean Valjean after the latter steals his candlesticks. [Fr. Lit.: Victor Hugo Les Misérables]
  8. Porgy of Bess’s promiscuity with Crown. [Am. Opera: Gershwin, Porgy and Bess, Westerman, 555]
  9. prodigal son received with open arms by loving father. [N.T.: Luke 15:20–21]
  10. Tannhäuser unexpectedly absolved by the Pope for sinning in the Venusberg. [Ger. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 932]
  11. Timberlane, Cass receives Jinny after her extramarital venture. [Am. Lit.: Cass Timberlane]
  12. Titus Roman emperor pardons those attempting his destruction. [Ger. Opera: Mozart, La Clemenza di Tito, Westerman, 100–101]