Journey (See also Adventurousness, Quest, Wandering.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Journey (See also Adventurousness, Quest, Wandering.)

  1. Beagle name of the ship in which Charles Darwin made his five-year voyage. [Br. Hist.: NCE, 721–722]
  2. Canterbury Tales pilgrimage from London to Canterbury during which tales are told. [Br. Lit.: Canterbury Tales]
  3. Childe Harold makes pilgrimage throughout Europe for liberty and personal revelation. [Br. Lit.: “Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage” in Magill IV, 127–129]
  4. Christian travels to Celestial City with cumbrous burden on back. [Br. Lit.: Pilgrim’s Progress]
  5. Christopher, St. patron saint; aided wayfarers across river. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 85]
  6. Conestoga wagon famed covered wagon taking pioneers to West before railroads. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 623]
  7. Dante travels through Hell, Purgatory, Paradise. [Ital. Lit.: Divine Comedy, Magill I, 211–213]
  8. Everyman makes pilgrimage to God, unaccompanied by erstwhile friends. [Br. Lit.: Everyman]
  9. Exodus departure of Israelites from Egypt under Moses. [O.T.: Exodus]
  10. Hakluyt, Richard (c. 1552–1616) English geographer and publisher of eyewitness accounts of more than 200 voyages of exploration. [Br. Hist.: EB, 8: 553–554]
  11. Heart of Darkness adventure tale of journey into heart of the Belgian Congo and into depths of man’s heart. [Br. Lit.: Heart of Darkness, Magill III, 447–449]
  12. Kon-Tiki primitive raft used by Thor Heyerdahl to cross from Peru to the Tuamotu Islands (1947). [World Hist.: Kon-Tiki; NCE, 1238–1239]
  13. Mandeville, Sir John (fl. 1356) English writer of travelers’ voyages around the world. [Br. Hist.: EB, VI: 559]
  14. Mayflower vessel of America’s pilgrims (1620). [Am. Hist.: Hart, 530]
  15. Oregon Trail long ride on horseback from St. Louis to Portland, Oregon. [Am. Hist.: The Oregon Trail, Magill I, 695–698]
  16. petasus hat; emblem of ancient travelers and hunters. [Gk. Art: Hall, 145]
  17. pilgrimage to Mecca (hajj) journey every good Muslim tries to make at least once. [Islamic Religion: WB, 10: 374–376]
  18. Pilgrim’s Progress Bunyan’s allegory of life. [Br. Lit.: Eagle, 458]
  19. Polo, Marco (1254–1324) Venetian traveler in central Asia and China. [World Hist.: WB, 15: 572–573; Ital. Lit.: Travels of Marco Polo]
  20. Roughing It portrays trip from St. Louis across Nevada plains to California. [Am. Lit.: Hart, 729]
  21. Santa Maria, Pinta, and Niña ships under Columbus in journey to New World. [Span. Hist.: NCE, 606]
  22. Santa Fe trail caravan route from Missouri to New Mexico. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 743]
  23. Syntax, Doctor leaves home in search of the picturesque. [Br. Lit.: Doctor Syntax]
  24. Time Machine, The adventures of a man who travels through time. [Br. Lit.: Magill I, 986–988]
  25. Wilderness Road pioneer route from eastern Virginia to Kentucky. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 924]