Study Guide

The House of the Spirits Allusions

By Isabel Allende

Allusions

References to Catholicism

Other Religious and Philosophical References

References to Greek and Roman Mythology

References to Popular Children's Literature and Film

Literary and Philosophical References

Historical References

Political References

  • Marxism (1.20, 12.15)
  • Bolshevik (2.73, 5.102)
  • Communism (4.99, 5.102)
  • The novel contains a myriad of references to Socialism, beginning in Chapter 4 and continuing through the end of the book.
  • Fascists (13.73)

Pop Culture References