- Amnon ravishes his sister, Tamar. [O.T.: II Samuel 13:14]
- Antiochus sexually active with daughter. [Br. Lit.: Pericles ]
- Canace Aeolus’s daughter; committed suicide after relations with brother. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 49]
- Cenci, Count Francesco old libertine ravishes his daughter Beatrice. [Br. Lit.: Shelley The Cenci, Magill I, 131]
- Clymenus Arcadian who violated his daughter, Harpalyce. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 65]
- Compson, Quentin his only passion is for his sister Candace. [Am. Lit.: Faulkner The Sound and the Fury in Magill I, 917]
- Electra bore great, passionate love for father, Agamemnon. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 92; Gk. Lit.: Electra, Orestes ]
- Engstrand, Regina Oswald’s half-sister and chosen lover. [Nor. Lit.: Ghosts ]
- Giovanni and Annabella brother-sister romance. [Br. Lit.: ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore ]
- Harpalyce bears child by father, Clymenus. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 114]
- Jocasta unknowingly marries her son, Oedipus. [Gk. Lit.: Oedipus Rex ]
- Judah unknowingly has relations with daughter-in-law. [O.T.: Genesis 38:15–18]
- Lot impregnates his two daughters. [O.T.: Genesis 19:36]
- Myrrha mother of Adonis; daughter of Adonis’s father. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 741]
- Niquee and Anasterax sister and brother live together in incest. [Span. Lit.: Amadis de Gaul ]
- Oedipus unknowingly marries mother and fathers four sons. [Gk. Lit.: Oedipus Rex ]
- Sieglinde and Siegmund twin brother and sister passionately in love. [Ger. Lit.: Mann “The Blood of the Walsungs”]
- Tamar seduces her brother and her father. [Am. Lit.: Robinson Jeffers Tamar in Magill I, 948]
- Tower, Cassandra (Cassie ) had relations with Dr. Tower, her father. [Am. Lit.: King’s Row, Magill I, 478–480]
- Warren, Nicole suffers after having had sexual relations with father. [Am. Lit.: Tender Is the Night ]
Incompetence (See INEPTITUDE .)
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