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

  1. Crane, Ichabod Sleepy Hollow’s gaunt schoolmaster. [Am. Lit.: Legend of Sleepy Hollow]
  2. Dartle, Rosa Mrs. Steerforth’s gaunt companion. [Br. Lit.: David Copperfield]
  3. Oyl, Olive Popeye’s skinny girlfriend. [Comics: “Thimble Theater” in Horn, 657–658]
  4. Sprat, Jack “He could eat no fat.” [Nurs. Rhyme: Opie, 238]