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Beautiful Creatures
Beautiful Creatures
by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

Beautiful Creatures Allusions and Cultural References

When authors give shout outs to other great works, people, and events, it's usually not accidental. Put on your super-sleuth hat and figure out why.

Literary and Philosophical References

  • Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five (Before.7)
  • Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird (9.02[2].19), (9.12[1].42-67)
  • J.D. Salinger, Catcher in the Rye (9.02[2].20), (9.14.1)
  • Jon Krakauer, Into the Wild (9.02[2].20)
  • Jack Kerouac, On the Road (9.02[2].20)
  • The Silver Surfer (9.12[1].40), (9.12[1].62), (9.12[2].92)
  • Leo Tolstoy (9.12[2].89)
  • J.D. Salinger (9.12[2].89)
  • Kurt Vonnegut (9.12[2].89)
  • Charles Bukowski (9.12[2].97), (9.12[2].170), (9.12[2].174), (10.09[2].5), (2.11[1].17)
  • e.e. cummings (10.09[2].5)
  • Robert Frost (10.09[2].5), (2.11[1].17)
  • Sylvia Plath (10.09[2].5)
  • T.S. Eliot (10.09[2].5), (2.11[1].10), (2.11[1].17)
  • Neal Stephenson, Snow Crash (10.09[3].13)
  • Oedipus the King (10.13.47)
  • Antigone (10.13.49)
  • Sir Francis Bacon (10.13.66-68)
  • Shakespeare (10.13.67)
  • Homer (10.13.79)
  • Euripides (10.13.80)
  • Khalil Gibran (10.13.91-92)
  • Benjamin Franklin (10.13.93-94)
  • Ernest Hemingway (10.13.206), (10.13.208)
  • William Faulkner, The Sound and the Fury (11.27.85)
  • Ray Bradbury (12.16.163)
  • Richard Wilbur (12.19.111)
  • Charles Bukowski, Pleasures of the Damned (12.19.40)

Historical References

Pop Culture References

  • Gone with the Wind (9.12[2].18)
  • Elton John (10.13.207)
  • The Shining (10.31.135)
  • Phantom of the Opera (11.27.161)
  • Gods and Generals (12.16.21)
  • Little House on the Prairie (2.05.134)
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