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


  1. Blondie the gaffe-prone, frivolous wife of Dagwood Bumstead. [Comics: Horn, 118]
  2. Dobson, Zuleika charming young lady who unconcernedly dazzles Oxford undergraduates. [Br. Lit.: Magill II, 1169]
  3. Golightly, Holly madcap New York playgirl, indulges in wacky escapades. [Am. Lit.: Capote Breakfast at Tiffany’s in Hart, 133]
  4. grasshopper sings instead of storing away food. [Animal Symbolism: Mercatante, 108]
  5. Lescaut, Manon amorally chooses luxury above loyalty. [Ital. Opera: Puccini, Manon Lescaut, Westerman, 346]
  6. Merry Mount colonists frolic around Maypole, causing Morton’s arrest. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 543]
  7. Misanthrope exposes frivolity and inconsistency of French society (1600s). [Fr. Lit.: Le Misanthrope]
  8. Nickleby, Mrs. forever introducing inapposite topics into conversations. [Br. Lit.: Nicholas Nickleby]
  9. Yorick, Mr. traveling on the Continent, he and his servant engage in a series of casual love affairs. [Br. Lit.: Sterne A Sentimental Journey in Magill I, 879]