Study Guide

Evangeline Allusions

By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Allusions

Biblical References:

  • St. Peter (96)
  • St. Eulalie (144)
  • Jacob (153)
  • Abraham, Ishmael, and Hagar (381)
  • The Prince of Peace (Jesus) (472)
  • Elijah (486)
  • Mt. Sinai (507)
  • St. Paul on Melita (597)
  • St. Catherine (713)
  • Jacob's Ladder (821)
  • Garden of Eden (862)
  • "Upharsin" (1045)
  • Mary and Jesus (1168)
  • Passover (1355-1356)

Historical References:

  • King George I & II (441, 997) 
  • William Penn (1253, 1259)
  • Quakers (1264)

Classical Literary References: