Study Guide

Virgin Suicides Allusions

By Jeffrey Eugenides

Allusions

Pop Culture References

  • Handel's Messiah (3.207)
  • Mozart's Requiem (3.207)
  • Gilbert and Sullivan, "Alone Again, Naturally" (4.150)
  • James Taylor, "You've Got a Friend" (4.150)
  • Cat Stevens, Tea for the Tillerman, "Where Do the Children Play?" (4.150)
  • The Beatles, "Dear Prudence" (4.150)
  • Elton John, "Candle in the Wind" (4.150)
  • The Rolling Stones, "Wild Horses" (4.150)
  • Janice Ian, "At Seventeen" (4.150)
  • Jim Croce, "Time in a Bottle" (4.150)
  • Carole King, "So Far Away" (4.150)
  • Simon and Garfunkel, "Bridge Over Troubled Water" (4.151)
  • Bread, "Make it with You" (4.151)
  • The Great Escape (4.155)
  • Cabaret (5.20)
  • Jackie Kennedy (5.29)