Jealousy


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Jealousy

See also Envy.
Jesters (See CLOWNS.)
adder’s tongue
flower symbolizes jealousy. [Western Folklore: Jobes, 31]
Anastasia and Orizella
Cinderella’s two step-sisters; jealous of her beauty, they treat her miserably. [Fr. Fairy Tale: Cinderella]
Arnolphe
representative of jealous middle age. [Fr. Lit.: L’Ecole des Femmes]
Bartolo, Dr.
jealous and suspicious tutor. [Fr. Lit.: Barber of Seville]
Calchas
dies from grief on encountering even wiser soothsayer. [Gk. Myth.: LLEI, I: 325]
Callirrhoë
demands of husband former wife’s necklace and robe. [Gk. Legend: NCE, 55]
Cephalus and Procris
young married couple plagued by jealousy. [Gk. Myth.: Hall, 62]
coat of many colors
Jacob’s gift to Joseph; object of jealousy. [O.T.: Genesis 37:3]
Deianira
kills husband Hercules for suspected affair with Iole. [Gk. Myth.: Leach, 303]
Dionyza
jealously plots Marina’s murder. [Br. Lit.: Pericles]
Donald Duck
frustrated character jealous of Mickey Mouse. [Comics: Horn, 216–217]
Ferrando
of Manrico’s influence on Leonora. [Ital. Opera: Verdi, The Troubadour, Westerman, 302]
Golaud
jealousy leads to the murder of his brother, Pelléas. [Fr. Opera: Debussy, Pelléas and Mélisande, Westerman, 196]
green-eyed monster
epithet. [Br. Lit.: Othello]
Kitelys
man and wife each laughably suspicious of the other’s fidelity. [Br. Lit.: Every Man in His Humour]
Leontes
of wife and Polixenes. [Br. Lit.: The Winter’s Tale]
Malbecco
seeing his wife living among satyrs, he is so mad with jealosy that he casts himself from a cliff. [Br. Lit.: Spenser The Faerie Queene; Brewer Dictionary, 336]
Medea
sends husband Jason’s new bride poisoned cloak. [Gk. Lit.: Medea; Fr. Lit.: Médée]
Oberon
King of Fairies; jealous of wife’s attachments. [Br. Lit.: A Midsummer Night’s Dream]
Othello
smothers Desdemona out of jealousy. [Br. Lit.: Othello]
Polyphemus
crushes lover’s lover. [Rom. Lit.: Metamorphoses]
Pozdnishef, Vasyla
murders wife in fit of insane resentment. [Russ. Lit.: The Kreutzer Sonata, Magill I, 481–483]
Shabata, Frank
mistrusted everyone who showed kindness to wife, Marie. [Am. Lit.: 0 Pioneers!, Magill I, 663–665]
wild ass
signifies jealousy. [Animal Symbolism: Jobes, 142]
yellow
color symbolizing jealousy. [Western Folklore: Jobes, 1704]
yellow rose
indicates jealousy. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177]

Jealousy

(dreams)
Experiencing jealousy in your daily life may cause you to dream about it. If you are not aware of your jealousy, your unconscious may be giving you some hints of awareness. Jealousy is usually a result of insecurity. Consider this dream a learning experience. Analyze some of your feelings of insecurity or inadequacy and then begin to deal with those issues.
References in classic literature ?
She has this little drawback of jealousy -- jealousy of her domestic position with her bachelor master.
But the violation of marriage, or any other unchastity, was never heard of; and the married pair pass their lives with the same friendship and mutual benevolence, that they bear to all others of the same species who come in their way, without jealousy, fondness, quarrelling, or discontent.
She has been innocent, and the black hands of jealousy have crushed her reedlike throat.
And I am not speaking of Christine Daae either, though her genius is certain, whereas your jealousy prevents her from creating any important part.
But I, by some strange miracle, live on A prey to absence, jealousy, disdain; Racked by suspicion as by certainty; Forgotten, left to feed my flame alone.
An over-scrupulous jealousy of danger to the rights of the people, which is more commonly the fault of the head than of the heart, will be represented as mere pretense and artifice, the stale bait for popularity at the expense of the public good.
Instead of their being "joined in affection" and free from all apprehension of different "interests," envy and jealousy would soon extinguish confidence and affection, and the partial interests of each confederacy, instead of the general interests of all America, would be the only objects of their policy and pursuits.
In a government where numerous and extensive prerogatives are placed in the hands of an hereditary monarch, the executive department is very justly regarded as the source of danger, and watched with all the jealousy which a zeal for liberty ought to inspire.
Miss Bingley was then sorry that she had proposed the delay, for her jealousy and dislike of one sister much exceeded her affection for the other.
The two rival bands, however, had not long been mingled in this social manner before their ancient jealousy began to break out in a new form.
Henry Crawford had trifled with her feelings; but she had very long allowed and even sought his attentions, with a jealousy of her sister so reasonable as ought to have been their cure; and now that the conviction of his preference for Maria had been forced on her, she submitted to it without any alarm for Maria's situation, or any endeavour at rational tranquillity for herself.
Mainwaring she gave jealousy and wretchedness to his wife, and by her attentions to a young man previously attached to Mr.