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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian


by Sherman Alexie

Analysis: Allusions

When authors refer to other great works, people, and events, it’s usually not accidental. Put on your super-sleuth hat and figure out why.

Literary and Philosophical References

Historical References

Pop Culture References

  • Kentucky Fried Chicken (2.3)
  • Star Wars (12.192)
  • Pasty Cline (24.73)
  • Hank Williams (24.74)
  • Jimi Hendrix (24.73)
  • Guns N' Roses (24.73)
  • White Stripes (24.73)
  • Dwayne Wade (24.76)
  • Shane Battier (24.76)
  • Steve Nash (24.76)
  • Ray Allen (24.76)
  • Adam Morrison (24.76)
  • Julius Erving (24.76)
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (24.76)r
  • George Gervin (24.76)
  • Mugsy Bogues (24.76)

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