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

  1. Aesop semi-legendary fabulist of ancient Greece. [Gk. Lit.: Harvey, 10]
  2. Münchäusen, Baron traveler grossly embellishes his experiences. [Ger. Lit.: Harvey, 565]
  3. Mother Goose originally a fictitious nursery rhyme spinner from Perrault, later a Bostonian authoress. [Fr. Lit.: Brewer Handbook, 732]
  4. Odysseus wily teller of tales. [Gk. Legend: Odyssey]
  5. Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso, 43 B.C.—A.D. 17) great storyteller of classical mythology. [Rom. Lit.: Zimmerman, 187]
  6. Remus, Uncle narrator of animal tales in Old South. [Am. Lit.: Nights with Uncle Remus]
  7. Sandy told endless tales as she and Boss traveled. [Am. Lit.: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court]
  8. Scheherazade forestalls her execution with 1,001 tales. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights]
  9. Watson, Dr. John H. chronicles Sherlock Holmes’s cases. [Br. Lit.: Arthur Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes]