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Envy

See also Jealousy.
Amneris
envious of Aida. [Ital. Opera: Verdi, Aida, Westerman, 325]
Cinderella’s sisters
envious of their sister’s beauty. [Folklore: Barnhart, 246]
green
symbol of envy; “the green-eyed monster.” [Color Symbolism: Jobes, 357; Br. Lit.: Othello]
Iago
Othello’s ensign who, from malevolence and envy, persuades Othello that Desdemona has been unfaithful. [Br. Lit.: Othello]
Joseph’s brothers
resented him for Jacob’s love and gift. [O.T.: Genesis 37:4]
Lensky
envy of Onegin leads to his death in a duel. [Russ. Opera: Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin, Westerman, 395–397]
Lisa
envious of Amina; tries unsuccessful stratagems. [Ital. Opera: Bellini, The Sleepwalker, Westerman, 128–130]
Snow White’s stepmother
envious of her beauty, queen orders Snow White’s death. [Ger. Fairy Tale: Grimm, 184]
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