Survival (See also Endurance.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Survival (See also Endurance.)

  1. Alive story of the survivors of plane crash in the Andes. [Am. Lit.: Alive]
  2. Comanche horse; sole survivor of Little Big Horn massacre (1876). [Am. Hist.: Wallechinsky, 126]
  3. Crusoe, Robinson only survivor of shipwreck. [Br. Lit.: Robin-son Crusoe]
  4. Deucalion survives flood that destroys human race. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 80]
  5. Donner Party survivors of group of emigrants to California (1846–1847). [Am. Hist.: NCE, 783–784]
  6. Lot allowed by God to escape the conflagration of Sodom and Gomorrah. [O.T.: Genesis 13:1–12]
  7. Mellitias, St. of “Forty Martyrs,” the only one to survive icy ordeal. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 133–134]
  8. Noah chosen by God to escape the deluge. [O.T.: Genesis 5–9]
  9. Pilgrim, Billy survives the fire-bombing of Dresden and is the only passenger to survive a domestic air-crash. [Am. Lit.: Kurt Vonnegut Slaughterhouse-Five]
  10. Robinsons shipwrecked family learns to cope with nature on a desert island. [Children’s Lit.: Swiss Family Robinson]