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What does it mean when you dream about seduction?
Seduction in a dream often is an expression of the dreamer’s sexual desires.
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See also Flirtatiousness.Armida
modern Circe; sorceress who seduces Rinaldo. [Ital. Lit.: Jerusalem Delivered]
nobleminded would-be seducer. [Br. Lit.: Canterbury Tales, “The Franklin’s Tale”]
Uriah’s wife, seduced by King David. [O.T.: II Samuel 11:4]
enchantress who turned Odysseus’s men into swine; byword for irresistibly fascinating woman. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey; Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]
fascinating and deceitful mistress of Samson. [O.T.: Judges 16]
beautiful Chinese temptress. [Comics: “Terry and the Pirates” in Horn, 653]
seduced by Zeus in form of a white bull. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 96]
seduced and raped by Lovelace. [Br. Lit.: Richardson Clarissa Harlowe in Benét, 203]
de tries to seduce Gawain to test his faithfulness. [Br. Lit.: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight]
seduced by Jupiter in form of a cloud. [Rom. Myth.: Metamorphoses]
Leucosia, Ligeia, and Parthenope
handsome Spanish lad seduces many women. [Eur. legend: Benét, 279]
sirens; tried to lure Odysseus and his men to destruction. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey]
though engaged to Ham, is seduced and runs off with Steerforth. [Br. Lit.: Dickens David Copperfield]
siren; lured ships to destruction with singing. [Ger. Folklore: Benét, 599]
innkeeper artfully seduces misogynist for sport. [Ital. Lit.: The Mistress of the Inn]
convinces Alibech that the way to serve God is by sexual intercourse. [Ital. Lit.: Boccaccio Decameron]
seduced by Arthur Donnithorne. [Br. Lit.: Adam Bede]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.