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Jesters (See CLOWNS.)adder’s tongue
Anastasia and Orizella
flower symbolizes jealousy. [Western Folklore: Jobes, 31]
Cinderella’s two step-sisters; jealous of her beauty, they treat her miserably. [Fr. Fairy Tale: Cinderella]
representative of jealous middle age. [Fr. Lit.: L’Ecole des Femmes]
jealous and suspicious tutor. [Fr. Lit.: Barber of Seville]
dies from grief on encountering even wiser soothsayer. [Gk. Myth.: LLEI, I: 325]
Cephalus and Procris
demands of husband former wife’s necklace and robe. [Gk. Legend: NCE, 55]
coat of many colors
young married couple plagued by jealousy. [Gk. Myth.: Hall, 62]
Jacob’s gift to Joseph; object of jealousy. [O.T.: Genesis 37:3]
kills husband Hercules for suspected affair with Iole. [Gk. Myth.: Leach, 303]
jealously plots Marina’s murder. [Br. Lit.: Pericles]
frustrated character jealous of Mickey Mouse. [Comics: Horn, 216–217]
of Manrico’s influence on Leonora. [Ital. Opera: Verdi, The Troubadour, Westerman, 302]
jealousy leads to the murder of his brother, Pelléas. [Fr. Opera: Debussy, Pelléas and Mélisande, Westerman, 196]
epithet. [Br. Lit.: Othello]
man and wife each laughably suspicious of the other’s fidelity. [Br. Lit.: Every Man in His Humour]
of wife and Polixenes. [Br. Lit.: The Winter’s Tale]
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]
sends husband Jason’s new bride poisoned cloak. [Gk. Lit.: Medea; Fr. Lit.: Médée]
King of Fairies; jealous of wife’s attachments. [Br. Lit.: A Midsummer Night’s Dream]
smothers Desdemona out of jealousy. [Br. Lit.: Othello]
crushes lover’s lover. [Rom. Lit.: Metamorphoses]
murders wife in fit of insane resentment. [Russ. Lit.: The Kreutzer Sonata, Magill I, 481–483]
mistrusted everyone who showed kindness to wife, Marie. [Am. Lit.: 0 Pioneers!, Magill I, 663–665]
signifies jealousy. [Animal Symbolism: Jobes, 142]
color symbolizing jealousy. [Western Folklore: Jobes, 1704]
indicates jealousy. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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.
Bedside Dream Dictionary by Silvana Amar Copyright © 2007 by Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.