Study Guide

Major Pettigrew's Last Stand Allusions

By Helen Simonson

Allusions

Literary and Philosophical References

  • Rudyard Kipling (discussed throughout)
  • Colette (4.21)
  • Guy de Maupassant (4.21)
  • John Keats (4.23)
  • William Wordsworth (4.23)
  • Samuel Johnson (4.23) (5.61)
  • Noël Coward (6.41)
  • Lev Tolstoy, War and Peace (8.22)
  • Charles Dickens (11.113)
  • Oscar Wilde (15.39)
  • Dylan Thomas (20.125)
  • Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote (21.1)
  • Sir Galahad (21.1)

Historical References

  • Margaret Thatcher (9.66)

Pop Culture References

  • James Bond (17.99)