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

  1. Ahab, Captain consumed by hate, pursues whale that ripped off his leg. [Am. Lit.: Moby Dick]
  2. Alceste antisocial hero. [Fr. Lit.: Le Misanthrope]
  3. Confidence Man, The Melville’s social satire castigating mankind. [Am. Lit.: The Confidence Man, Magill III, 221–223]
  4. Dryas hated mankind; avoided public appearances. [Rom. Myth.: Kravitz, 84]
  5. Fuller’s thistle indicates hatred of mankind. [Flower Symbol-ism: Flora Symbolica, 178]
  6. Nemo, Captain brilliant captain of submarine, “Nautilus”; bitter misanthropy the reason for his undersea seclusion. [Fr. Lit.: Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea]
  7. Sub-Mariner friend of fish, scourge of man. [Comics: Horn, 640]
  8. teasel indicates hatred of mankind. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 178]
  9. Timon “undone by goodness,” turns misanthropic. [Br. Lit.: Timon of Athens]

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