Unsophistication (See also Naïveté.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Unsophistication (See also Naïveté.)

  1. Adams, Parson industrious curate; good-naturedly unsophisticated. [Br. Lit.: Joseph Andrews]
  2. Agnès ignorant girl; unaware of world’s and guardian’s wiles. [Fr. Lit.: L’Ecole des Femmes]
  3. Barefoot Boy adventures of rural boyhood. [Am. Lit.: Hart, 57]
  4. Beverly Hillbillies the rustication of California’s wealthy Beverly Hills. [TV: Terrace, I, 93–94]
  5. brown ass traditional symbol signifying lack of culture. [Animal Symbolism: Jobes, 142]
  6. Dogpatch town of illiterate country folk. [Comics: “Li’l Abner” in Horn, 450]
  7. Donn, Arabella Jude’s wife; a vulgar country girl. [Br. Lit.: Jude the Obscure]
  8. Geese of Brother Philip sheltered lad believes father’s explanation of girls. [Ital. Lit.: Decameron, Hall, 135]
  9. Grand Ole Opry country-western music performance hall and radio show; “back-country” motif. [Radio: Buxton, 100–101]
  10. Grand Fenwick, Duchy of minuscule backward European kingdom that “bites the world’s tail.” [Am. Lit.: The Mouse That Roared]
  11. Green, Verdant callow Oxford freshman; victim of practical jokes. [Br. Lit.: The Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green, Brewer Dictionary, 1126]
  12. Kadiddlehopper, Clem character who epitomizes naiveness. [Radio: “The Red Skelton Show” in Buxton, 197]
  13. Li’l Abner naive comic strip character. [Comics: Horn, 450–451]
  14. Miller, Daisy her American ways caused scandal in Rome. [Am. Lit.: Daisy Miller]
  15. Okies Californians’ derogatory name for Oklahoma immigrants; meaning “ignorant tramps.” [Am. Lit.: The Grapes of Wrath]
  16. Pyle, Gomer innocent character in Marine Corps situation comedy. [TV: “Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.” in Terrace, I, 319]
  17. Snerd, Mortimer ventriloquist’s dummy personifies unsophistication. [Radio: “The Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy Show” in Buxton, 7–77]

Unworldliness (See ASCETICISM.)

Uselessness (See FUTILITY.)