Perversion (See also Bestiality.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Perversion (See also Bestiality.)

  1. bondage and domination (B & D) practices with whips, chains, etc. for sexual pleasure. [Western Cult.: Misc.]
  2. Humbert, Humbert middle-aged gentleman crisscrosses America staying in motels with 12-year-old “nymphet.” [Am. Lit.: Lolita]
  3. Imp of the Perverse perversity as motive for men’s actions. [Am. Lit.: “Imp of the Perverse” in Hart, 402]
  4. Onan Judah’s son; spilled seed upon ground. [O.T.: Genesis 38: 9–10]
  5. Sacher-Masoch, Leopold von (1836–1895) author who derived pleasure from being tortured. [Aust. Hist.: Wallechinsky, 165]
  6. Sade, Marquis de (1740–1814) jailed for sexual crimes; wrote of sexual cruelty. [Fr. Hist.: Wallechinsky, 165]