Study Guide

The Threepenny Opera Allusions

By Bertolt Brecht

Allusions

Literary and Philosophical References

  • Castor and Pollux (1.2.457)
  • Hector and Andromache (1.2.457-458)
  • Judas Iscariot (3.7.35)

Historical References

  • Nero (2.6.261)
  • Rameses II (2.6.348)
  • Semiramis (2.6.352-356)
  • Solomon (3.7.257-267)
  • Cleopatra (3.7.268-277)
  • Caesar (3.7.278-287)
  • Bertolt Brecht (3.7.288-297)