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191. Disobedience

  1. Achan defies Gods ban on taking booty. [O.T.: Joshua 7:1]
  2. Adam and Eve eat forbidden fruit of Tree of Knowledge. [O.T.: Genesis 3:17; Br. Lit.: Paradise Lost ]
  3. Antigone despite Creons order, she buries Polynices. [Gk. Lit.: Antigone ]
  4. Bartleby copyist in Wall Street office; refuses to do anything but copy documents. [Am. Lit.: Bartleby the Scrivener]
  5. Brunhild disobeys fathers order to let Siegmund die. [Ger. Opera: Wagner, Valkyrie, Westerman, 237]
  6. Saul contravening God, takes spoils from conquered Amalekites. [O.T.: I Samuel 15:1719]
  7. Vashti, Queen loses queenship for not submitting to kings demands. [O.T.: Esther 1:1022]

Disorder (See CONFUSION .)