Because of Winn-Dixie
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
Margaret Mitchell, Gone With The Wind (15.6, 17.36, 18.13, 20.13, 20.46)
Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace (7.17)
Esther Forbes, Johnny Tremain (7.31)
The Civil War (15.8-12)
The Firing on Fort Sumter (16.1-3)
Pop Culture References
Elvis Presley (8.8)
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