Allusion in Desiree's Baby

Allusion Examples in Desiree's Baby:

Désirée's Baby 1

"the very spirit of Satan..."   (Désirée's Baby)

In Christian orthodoxy, Satan is the name of the angel Lucifer who rebelled against the rule of God. After failing in his revolution, Satan became the ruler of hell and chief tormentor of the sinners who go to hell after they die. This phrase then gives readers an idea of how Armand suddenly and terribly began treating his slaves.