Innocence (See also Inexperience, Naïveté.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Innocence (See also Inexperience, Naïveté.)

  1. Adam and Eve naked in Eden; knew no shame. [O.T.: Genesis 2:25]
  2. Arjuna Sanskrit name means sinless. [Hindu Myth.: Benét, 50]
  3. Babes in the Wood innocent children are lost in the wood and die. [Br. Lit.: Babes in the Wood, Walsh Classical, 42]
  4. basin and ewer Pilate’s guiltlessness signified by washing of hands. [N.T.: Matthew 27:24]
  5. Budd, Billy friendly sailor; held in warm affection by crew. [Am. Lit.: Billy Budd]
  6. Christabel free of evil. [Br. Lit.: “Christabel” in Walsh Modern, 95]
  7. Cinderella with fairy godmother’s aid, poor maligned girl wins prince’s heart. [Fr. Fairy Tale: Cinderella]
  8. Cio-Cio-San believes marriage to Pinkerton is real. [Ital. Opera: Puccini, Madama Butterfly, Westerman, 357]
  9. daisy symbol of blamelessness. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 173; Kunz, 328]
  10. Delano, Amasa naive, goodhearted captain rescues captive captain from mutineers. [Am. Lit.: Benito Cereno]
  11. Desdemona blamelessness martyred through slander. [Br. Lit.: Othello]
  12. Hallyard, St. Norwegian martyred in defense of guiltless woman. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 165]
  13. Heidi has instinct for goodness. [Children’s Lit.: Heidi]
  14. Imogen chaste wife unjustly suspected by Postumus of unfaithfulness. [Br. Drama: Shakespeare Cymbeline]
  15. lamb attribute of young woman; personification of guiltlessness. [Art: Hall, 161]
  16. Minnie female saloonkeeper in mining town; never been kissed. [Ital. Opera: Puccini, Girl of the Golden West, Westerman, 360–361]
  17. Pedro in marrying former mistress of enemy. [Ger. Opera: d’Albert, Tief land, Westerman, 371–374]
  18. Pinch, Tom guileless, with unbounded goodness of heart. [Br. Lit.: Martin Chuzzlewit]
  19. Rima beautiful jungle girl, lover of birds and animals, knows neither evil nor guile. [Br. Lit.: Hudson Green Mansions in Magill I, 333]
  20. Susanna unjustly condemned for adultery; later acquitted. [Apocrypha: Daniel and Susanna]

Inquisitiveness (See CURIOSITY.)

Insanity (See MADNESS.)