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When authors give shout outs 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

  • Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five (Before.7)
  • Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird (9.02[2].19), (9.12[1].42-67)
  • J.D. Salinger, Catcher in the Rye (9.02[2].20), (9.14.1)
  • Jon Krakauer, Into the Wild (9.02[2].20)
  • Jack Kerouac, On the Road (9.02[2].20)
  • The Silver Surfer (9.12[1].40), (9.12[1].62), (9.12[2].92)
  • Leo Tolstoy (9.12[2].89)
  • J.D. Salinger (9.12[2].89)
  • Kurt Vonnegut (9.12[2].89)
  • Charles Bukowski (9.12[2].97), (9.12[2].170), (9.12[2].174), (10.09[2].5), (2.11[1].17)
  • e.e. cummings (10.09[2].5)
  • Robert Frost (10.09[2].5), (2.11[1].17)
  • Sylvia Plath (10.09[2].5)
  • T.S. Eliot (10.09[2].5), (2.11[1].10), (2.11[1].17)
  • Neal Stephenson, Snow Crash (10.09[3].13)
  • Oedipus the King (10.13.47)
  • Antigone (10.13.49)
  • Sir Francis Bacon (10.13.66-68)
  • Shakespeare (10.13.67)
  • Homer (10.13.79)
  • Euripides (10.13.80)
  • Khalil Gibran (10.13.91-92)
  • Benjamin Franklin (10.13.93-94)
  • Ernest Hemingway (10.13.206), (10.13.208)
  • William Faulkner, The Sound and the Fury (11.27.85)
  • Ray Bradbury (12.16.163)
  • Richard Wilbur (12.19.111)
  • Charles Bukowski, Pleasures of the Damned (12.19.40)

Historical References

Pop Culture References

  • Gone with the Wind (9.12[2].18)
  • Elton John (10.13.207)
  • The Shining (10.31.135)
  • Phantom of the Opera (11.27.161)
  • Gods and Generals (12.16.21)
  • Little House on the Prairie (2.05.134)
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