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

  1. Amnon ravishes his sister, Tamar. [O.T.: II Samuel 13:14]
  2. Antiochus sexually active with daughter. [Br. Lit.: Pericles]
  3. Canace Aeolus’s daughter; committed suicide after relations with brother. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 49]
  4. Cenci, Count Francesco old libertine ravishes his daughter Beatrice. [Br. Lit.: Shelley The Cenci, Magill I, 131]
  5. Clymenus Arcadian who violated his daughter, Harpalyce. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 65]
  6. Compson, Quentin his only passion is for his sister Candace. [Am. Lit.: Faulkner The Sound and the Fury in Magill I, 917]
  7. Electra bore great, passionate love for father, Agamemnon. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 92; Gk. Lit.: Electra, Orestes]
  8. Engstrand, Regina Oswald’s half-sister and chosen lover. [Nor. Lit.: Ghosts]
  9. Giovanni and Annabella brother-sister romance. [Br. Lit.: ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore]
  10. Harpalyce bears child by father, Clymenus. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 114]
  11. Jocasta unknowingly marries her son, Oedipus. [Gk. Lit.: Oedipus Rex]
  12. Judah unknowingly has relations with daughter-in-law. [O.T.: Genesis 38:15–18]
  13. Lot impregnates his two daughters. [O.T.: Genesis 19:36]
  14. Myrrha mother of Adonis; daughter of Adonis’s father. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 741]
  15. Niquee and Anasterax sister and brother live together in incest. [Span. Lit.: Amadis de Gaul]
  16. Oedipus unknowingly marries mother and fathers four sons. [Gk. Lit.: Oedipus Rex]
  17. Sieglinde and Siegmund twin brother and sister passionately in love. [Ger. Lit.: Mann “The Blood of the Walsungs”]
  18. Tamar seduces her brother and her father. [Am. Lit.: Robinson Jeffers Tamar in Magill I, 948]
  19. Tower, Cassandra (Cassie) had relations with Dr. Tower, her father. [Am. Lit.: King’s Row, Magill I, 478–480]
  20. Warren, Nicole suffers after having had sexual relations with father. [Am. Lit.: Tender Is the Night]

Incompetence (See INEPTITUDE.)