Study Guide

Interview with the Vampire Allusions

By Anne Rice

Allusions

Biblical References

  • Louis is Catholic, so there are references to the Bible and the Virgin Mary throughout
  • Esau (1.225)
  • Joseph (1.228)
  • Judas (1.313)

Literary and Philosophical References

  • Aristotle (1.428)
  • Boethius (1.428)
  • Jonathan Swift, Gulliver's Travels (3.377)

Historical References

  • French Revolution (1.63) (1.651) (3.161)
  • Nero (1.311)
  • Erebus (1.589)
  • Napoleon (1.651) (3.5)

Art & Music References