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

  1. Balwhidder kind but loquacious Presbyterian clergyman. [Br. Lit.: Annals of the Parish]
  2. Bates, Miss goodhearted purveyor of trivia and harmless gossip. [Br. Lit.: Emma]
  3. Bernstein, Baroness (Beatrix Esmond) loquaciously amusing, venomous, or coarse character. [Br. Lit.: The Virginians]
  4. blarney stone whoever kisses the stone “will never want for words.” [Irish Folklore: Leach, 147]
  5. Brigidda, Monna unstoppable talker and gossiper. [Br. Lit.: George Eliot Romola]
  6. cicada symbol of talkativeness because of its constant, strident noise. [Folklore: Jobes, 338]
  7. daisies the flowers chatter incessantly at Alice. [Children’s Lit.: Through the Looking-Glass]
  8. Echo beautiful nymph who, by her constant talk, kept Hera away from Zeus. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 89]
  9. Kenge, Mr. garrulous soldier; nicknamed “conversation Kenge.” [Br. Lit.: Bleak House]
  10. Old Woman of Gloucester talkative woman displeased with her more talkative parrot. [Nurs. Rhyme: Mother Goose, 112]
  11. parrot chattering bird; mimics human speech. [Animal Symbol-ism: Mercatante, 157]
  12. Polonius wordy, “wretched, rash, intruding fool.” [Br. Lit.: Hamlet]
  13. Trim, Corporal dutiful attendant of Uncle Toby; distinguished for volubility. [Br. Lit.: Tristram Shandy]