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


  1. Ahab, Captain main character whose monomania is an expression of hatred. [Am. Lit.: Moby Dick]
  2. basil flower flower representing hatred of the other sex. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 184]
  3. Bigger Thomas possesses a pathological hatred of white people. [Am. Lit.: Native Son, Magill I, 643–645]
  4. Claggart dislikes Billy Budd so that he falsely accuses him of fomenting mutiny. [Am. Lit: Herman Melville Billy Budd]
  5. Esau despised brother for stealing Isaac’s blessing. [O.T.: Genesis 27:41–42]
  6. Eteocles and Polynices their hatred extended to the funeral pyre where even their flames would not mingle. [Gk. Myth.: “The Seven Against Thebes” in Bénet, 917]
  7. Feverel, Sir Austin after wife left him, he became a woman-hater. [Br. Lit.: The Ordeal of Richard Feverel Magill I, 692–695]
  8. Frithiof kills proud sea-kings, saves a king and queen from death, and defeats her brothers in battle. [Nor. Lit.: Haydn & Fuller, 275]
  9. Grimes, Peter a community hounds a man to his death. [Br. Opera: Britten, Peter Grimes, Westerman, 536–539]
  10. Medea legendary sorceress whose hatred came of jealousy. [Gk. Myth.: Payton, 433]
  11. St. John’s wort indicates animosity. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177]
  12. Styx river of aversion. [Br. Lit.: Paradise Lost]
  13. Tulliver, Mr. instructs children to despise Mr. Wakem. [Br. Lit.: The Mill on the Floss, Magill I, 593–595]

Haughtiness (See ARROGANCE.)