Study Guide

The Color of Magic Allusions

By Terry Pratchett

Allusions

Terry Pratchett created his own world in The Color of Magic, one separate from our own save for the occasional multidimensional tourist popping his head in to see what that whole Roundworld thing is about. As such, there are very few explicit shout-outs in the text but plenty of implicit allusions and references. Check it:

Mythology References

Pop Culture References

  • Star Trek (4.15.17)
  • Woody Allen (4.3.16)