Isolation (See also Imprisonment, Remoteness.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Isolation (See also Imprisonment, Remoteness.)

  1. Alcatraz Island “The Rock”; former federal prison in San Francisco Bay. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 218]
  2. Alison’s House reclusive woman guards secrets and poems of her dead sister. [Am. Drama: Glaspel Alison’s House in Sobel, 18]
  3. Aschenbach, Gustave von spiritual and emotional solitude combine in writer’s deterioration. [Ger. Lit.: Death in Venice]
  4. Count of Monte Cristo Edmond Dantès imprisoned in the dungeons of Château D’If for 14 years. [Fr. Lit.: The Count of Monte Cristo, Magill I, 158–160]
  5. Crusoe, Robinson man marooned on a desert island for 24 years. [Brit. Lit.: Robinson Crusoe, Magill I, 839–841]
  6. Dickinson, Emily (1830–1886) secluded within the walls of her father’s house. [Am. Lit.: Hart, 224]
  7. Hermit Kingdom Korea, when it alienated itself from all but China (c. 1637—c. 1876). [Korean Hist.: NCE, 1233]
  8. Iron Curtain political and ideological barrier of secrecy concealing Eastern bloc. [Eur. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 490]
  9. Magic Mountain, The suspended in time, which exists in flat world below. [Ger. Lit.: The Magic Mountain, Magill I, 545–547]
  10. Man Without a Country, The story of man exiled from homeland. [Am. Lit.: The Man Without a Country, Magill I, 553–557]
  11. Olivia “abjured the company and sight of men.” [Br. Lit.: Twelfth Night]
  12. prisoner of Chillon cast into a lightless dungeon and chained there for countless years. [Br. Lit.: Byron The Prisoner of Chillon in Benét, 817]
  13. Selkirk, Alexander (1676–1721) marooned on Pacific island; thought to be prototype of Robinson Crusoe. [Scot. Hist.: EB, IX: 45]
  14. Sleepy Hollow out-of-the-way, old-world village on Hudson. [Am. Lit.: “Legend of Sleepy Hollow” in Benét, 575]
  15. Stylites medieval ascetics; resided atop pillars. [Christian Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 1045]
  16. Stylites, St. Simeon lived 36 years on platform atop pillar. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 309]