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Rebelliousness

Recognition (See IDENTIFICATION.)
Caulfield, Holden
schoolboy at odds with a “phoney” society. [Am. Lit.: The Catcher in the Rye]
Dedalus, Stephen “heretical”
youth rebels against Irish politics and religion. [Irish Lit.: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man]
Finn, Huckleberry
unconventional and resourceful runaway boy. [Am. Lit.: Huckleberry Finn]
Maheu, Vincent
peaceful coalminer forced into striking for justice. [Fr. Lit.: Germinal]
Satan (Lucifer)
the Devil; cast from heaven for rebelling against God. [O.T.: Isaiah 14:12; N.T.: Revelation 12:7–9; Br. Lit.: Paradise Lost]
Scales, Sophia Baines
announcing her desire to be a teacher causes shock (1864). [Br. Lit.: The Old Wives’ Tale, Magill I, 684–686]
References in classic literature ?
He went up to the rebellious animal, and, still smiling, bent over him lovingly and bit off half of his right ear.
I am to lie," she said in steady, rebellious tones, "by speech and action to lie.
Especially nowadays," answered the voluntary beggar: "at present, that is to say, when everything low hath become rebellious and exclusive and haughty in its manner--in the manner of the populace.
Why, we are nigh the spot that Providence first placed them at, but where, it seems, they were too rebellious to stay.
But they were not in a situation to suffer their thoughts to dwell on the charms of natural objects; and, as the scout had not found it necessary to cease his culinary labors while he spoke, unless to point out, with a broken fork, the direction of some particularly obnoxious point in the rebellious stream, they now suffered their attention to be drawn to the necessary though more vulgar consideration of their supper.
Nor was his name unheard or unador'd In ancient Greece; and in AUSONIAN land Men call'd him MULCIBER; and how he fell From Heav'n, they fabl'd, thrown by angry JOVE Sheer o're the Chrystal Battlements: from Morn To Noon he fell, from Noon to dewy Eve, A Summers day; and with the setting Sun Dropt from the Zenith like a falling Star, On LEMNOS th' AEGAEAN Ile: thus they relate, Erring; for he with this rebellious rout Fell long before; nor aught avail'd him now To have built in Heav'n high Towrs; nor did he scape By all his Engins, but was headlong sent With his industrious crew to build in hell.
As to Will, though until his last defiant letter he had nothing definite which he would choose formally to allege against him, he felt himself warranted in believing that he was capable of any design which could fascinate a rebellious temper and an undisciplined impulsiveness.
She was in the reaction of a rebellious anger stronger than any she had felt since her marriage.
In Chapter Eight of Tractate Sanhedrin, we saw how the rabbis dealt with the case of a "stubborn and rebellious son," ben sorer u'moreh.
SIMON CALLOW, 67 (ANGRY OLD MAN HENRY PALMER) What is the most rebellious thing you did when you were young?
THE TOWN THAT WENT OFFSHORE (BBC2, 9pm) FURIOUS that some big multinational companies in the UK avoid massive tax bills, a rebellious group of independent business owners in a small Welsh town decided to start a revolt.
But in a turn of events, data shows that the Colne Valley's Jason McCartney is one of the 20 most rebellious MPs in parliament, along with the Labour leader hopeful.