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.