Orphan (See also Abandonment.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Orphan (See also Abandonment.)

  1. Adverse, Anthony finally, at middle age, discovers origins. [Am. Lit.: Anthony Adverse]
  2. Carey, Philip brought up by stingy uncle and kindly aunt. [Br. Lit.: Of Human Bondage, Magill I, 670–672]
  3. Cass, Eppie child found and brought up by Silas Marner. [Br. Lit.: Eliot Silas Marner in Benét, 930]
  4. Clickett the “orfling” from St. Luke’s workhouse; Mrs. Micawber’s maid-of-all-work. [Br. Lit.: David Copperfield]
  5. Cosette waif indentured to the cruel Thenardiers; saved by the honorable Valjean. [Fr. Lit.: Les Miserables]
  6. Dondi Italian war baby taken in by Americans. [Comics: Horn, 217]
  7. Finn, Huckleberry his mother dead; his father dies toward end of novel. [Am. Lit.: Huckleberry Finn]
  8. Little Orphan Annie feisty waif succored by paternal Daddy Warbucks. [Comics: Horn, 459]
  9. Luck, Thomas infant adopted by miners when his prostitute mother dies. [Am. Lit.: Bret Harte “The Luck of Roaring Camp” in Magill III, 597]
  10. Pip Philip Pirrip, orphaned as an infant. [Br. Lit.: Great Expectations]
  11. Twist, Oliver foundling reared in school of hard knocks. [Br. Lit.: Oliver Twist]