Study Guide

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Allusions

By John Boyne

Allusions

There are books that are all about pop culture and references, and then there are books about an unlikely friendship between two nine-year-old boys, that are way more concerned with characters than the world around them. This is one of those books.

Literary and Philosophical References

Historical References

Pop Culture References

  • Edith Piaf