Longsuffering (See also Patience.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Longsuffering (See also Patience.)

  1. Aspasia pathetic figure bearing fate with fortitude. [Br. Lit.: The Maid’s Tragedy]
  2. Burns, Helen long-suffering victim of school’s cruel treatment. [Br. Lit.: Jane Eyre]
  3. Canio must be funny despite rage over wife’s unfaithfulness. [Ital. Opera: Leoncavallo, Pagliacci, Westerman, 341–342]
  4. Clayhanger, Edwin makes concessions to wife’s greed and irascibility. [Br. Lit.: The Clayhanger Trilogy]
  5. Dodsworth, Sam patiently endures egotism of his childish wife until marriage dissolves. [Am. Lit.: Dodsworth]
  6. Griselda endures husband’s cruelty nobly. [Br. Lit.: Canterbury Tales, “Clerk’s Tale”; Ital. Lit.: Decameron, “Dineo’s Tale of Griselda”]
  7. oxeye symbol of long-suffering composure. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 176]
  8. Prynne, Hester stoically endures the ostracism imposed on her for adultery. [Am. Lit.: The Scarlet Letter]
  9. Santa Cruz, Jacinta passively tolerates husband’s adultery; rears his bastard. [Span. Lit.: Fortunata and Jacinta]

Loquacity (See TALKATIVENESS.)

Loser (See FAILURE.)