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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

by Roald Dahl

Analysis: Allusions

When authors refer 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

  • Penelope (27.77)
  • Beatrix Potter (27.77) (Author of the Peter Rabbit series)
  • Mr. Tod (27.77) (Beatrix Potter)
  • Squirrel Nutkin (27.77) (Beatrix Potter)
  • Pigling Bland (27.77) (Beatrix Potter)
  • Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle (27.77) (Beatrix Potter)
  • Just How The Camel Got His Hump (27.77) (Rudyard Kipling)
  • How The Monkey Lost His Rump (27.77) (Rudyard Kipling)
  • Mr. Toad (27.77) (The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame)
  • Mr. Rat (27.77) (The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame)
  • Mr. Mole (27.77) (The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame)

Pop Culture References

  • The Lone Ranger (13.14)

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