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Prince Caspian

Prince Caspian


by C.S. Lewis

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

  • The Arabian Nights (8.8)

Historical References

  • The Crusades / Crusaders (3.14)
  • The Anglo-Saxons (3.14)
  • Ancient Britons (3.14)
  • War of the Roses (3.54)

Mythology References

  • Pomona (2.35)
  • Dryads (14.5)
  • Hamadryads (14.5)
  • Silvans (14.5)
  • Bacchus (11.62), (14.44), (14.47), (15.23)
  • Silenus (11.62), (14.44), (14.47), (15.23)
  • Maenads (14.44), (14.47), (15.23)
  • Adam and Eve (15.35)

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