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


  1. Arsinoë put her own son in place of Orestes; her son was killed and Orestes was saved. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 32]
  2. Barabbas robber freed in Christ’s stead. [N.T.: Matthew 27:15–18; Swed. Lit.: Barabbas]
  3. Canty, Tom young beggar takes to throne in prince’s stead. [Am. Lit.: The Prince and the Pauper]
  4. Edward, Prince of Wales kingling becomes urchin in clothing exchange. [Am. Lit.: The Prince and the Pauper]
  5. George, Tobey after Marcus’s death, replaces him in his family. [Am. Lit.: The Human Comedy]
  6. Hagar thinking herself barren, Sarah offers slave to Abraham. [O.T.: Genesis 16:1–4]
  7. Leah deceptively substituted for Rachel in Jacob’s bed. [O.T.: Genesis 29:22–25]
  8. whipping boy surrogate sufferer for delinquent prince. [Eur. Hist.: Brewer Note-Book, 942]