Study Guide

Snow Crash Allusions

By Neal Stephenson

Allusions

Mythological and Religious References

Literary and Philosophical References

Historical References

  • The Vietnam War (21.66)
  • Sherman's March (24.74)
  • The Code of Hammurabi (28.14)
  • Ancient Egypt (28.24)
  • King Louis XIV (55.6)
  • Nazism (56.34)
  • Marxism (56.35)
  • Nagasaki (56.30)
  • Michelangelo (68.20)
  • Da Vinci (68.20)

Pop Culture References

  • Captain Kirk (5.5)
  • Wal-Mart (5.8)
  • Converse high-tops and Levi's jeans (10.83)
  • McDonald's (12.114; 41.82)
  • Godzilla (16.62)
  • Moonies (23.9)
  • Old Spice (25.33)
  • Jesus Christ, Superstar (27.51)
  • Wile E. Coyote (50.2)
  • Bart Simpson (56.34)