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Castaway

Arden, Enoch
shipwrecked sailor; lost for eleven years. [Br. Lit.: “Enoch Arden” in Benét, 316]
Bligh, Captain
commander of H.M.S. Bounty who was cast adrift by mutinous crew. [Am. Lit.: Mutiny on the Bounty]
Byam, Roger
crew member of the Bounty cast onto South Sea island. [Am. Lit.: Mutiny on the Bounty]
Crichton
resourceful butler who leads master and his family through difficulties on deserted island. [Br. Lit.: Admirable Crichton]
Crusoe, Robinson
shipwreck victim who lives on desert island with savage he names Friday. [Br. Lit.: Robinson Crusoe]
Gilligan’s Island
comedy about a party shipwrecked on a South Pacific island. [TV: Terrace, I, 312–313]
Gunn, Ben
marooned pirate, helps secure treasure hidden on island. [Br. Lit.: Treasure Island]
Lost in Space
family is shipwrecked in space. [TV: Terrace, II, 38–39]
Selkirk, Alexander
real-life prototype of Robinson Crusoe. [Br. Hist.: EB, IX: 45]
Smith, Cyrus
knowledgeable engineer makes life bearable for castaway party on deserted island. [Fr. Lit.: Mysterious Island]
Swiss Family Robinson
family shipwrecked on a deserted island. [Br. Lit.: Swiss Family Robinson]
References in classic literature ?
So," he said, "no one knows now where the third vessel perished that was constructed by the castaways on the island of Vanikoro?
And as matters tended from bad to worse in the camp of the castaways upon the east coast of Jungle Island, another camp came into being upon the north coast.
The rescuing party were speedily able to convince the two castaways that their appearance was no delusion.
For, pursuing the image of the cast-away blundering upon the complications of an unknown scheme of life, it was I, the castaway, who was the savage, the simple innocent child of nature.
The last he wrote was called The Castaway, and the verse with which it ends describes not unfittingly the close of his own life.
You threw me, a castaway, off your body as from a rock.
Without returning any direct reply, Miss Squeers, all at once, fell into a paroxysm of spiteful tears, and exclaimed that she was a wretched, neglected, miserable castaway.
Then we'll drop him over without any palavering, unless our clerical-looking castaway has the burial service at sea by heart.
What pangs must have been those of Lady Southdown, and what an utter castaway she must have thought her son-in-law for permitting such a godless diversion
Will you be able to have no affection for him when he is gone, poor castaway, gone?
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Warner Home Video (WHV) is bringing television's favorite seven stranded castaways back on DVD when "Gilligan's Island: The Complete Second Season" washes ashore into retail outlets January 11th.