Study Guide

This Side of Paradise Allusions

By F. Scott Fitzgerald

Allusions

Literary and Philosophical References

  • Lord Byron (1.1.1)
  • Sappho (1.1.129)
  • Louisa May Alcott, Little Women (1.1.129)
  • Goethe, Faust (2.5.70)
  • Joseph Conrad, Almayer's Folly (2.5.70)
  • James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (2.2.167)
  • Leo Tolstoy (1.4.308)
  • Friedrich Nietzsche (1.4.308)

Historical References

  • Mordecai "Three Finger" Brown (1.1.128)
  • Christie Mathewson (1.1.128)Ā 
  • The French Revolution (2.2.202)
  • American Prohibition (2.2.164)
  • World War One (I.2)