Study Guide

Dark Places Allusions

By Gillian Flynn

Allusions

Literary and Philosophical References

Historical References

  • Abraham Lincoln (6.6)

Pop Culture References

  • Laci Peterson (1.99)
  • Jeffrey MacDonald (1.99)
  • Lizzie Borden (1.99) (3.39)
  • JonBenet Ramsey (1.99)
  • Casey Anthony (3.39)
  • The Jonestown Massacre (3.39)
  • Jack Kevorkian (3.81)
  • Charles Manson (31.69)
  • Slayer (4.13)
  • Iron Maiden (7.3) (11.96) (25.32)
  • Venom (11.18) (25.32)
  • Donahue (7.70)
  • Van Halen (11.20) (11.70)
  • AC/DC (11.70) (15.16) (25.32)
  • The Beatles (11.70)
  • The Graduate (12.49)
  • The Police (14.20)
  • David Lee Roth (15.33)
  • Dead Man Walking (16.50)
  • Oprah (16.68)
  • The Fall Guy (16.71)
  • Wonder Woman (17.65)
  • Meredith Baxter Birney (17.87)
  • Patty Duke Astin (17.87)
  • Grateful Dead, "Uncle John's Band" (24.4)
  • Silkwood (26.6)
  • Tombstone, Kurt Russell (28.1)
  • Dances with Wolves (30.44)