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Because of Winn-Dixie
Because of Winn-Dixie
by Kate DiCamillo

Because of Winn-Dixie Allusions & Cultural References

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)

Historical References

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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