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.
Literature, Philosophy, and Mythology
- Washington Irving (Introduced on 1.12, repeated repeatedly after that).
- Edgar Rice Burroughs: Tarzan of the Apes (2.48)
- William Shakespeare(2.48): Hamlet – Fortinbras (29.38)
- Homer (2.48): The Odyssey – Ulysses (2.48), The Iliad – Achilles (38.3)
- J.M. Synge: Deirdre of the Sorrows (2.48)
- T.S. Eliot: "Sweeney among the Nightingales" (2.48)
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky: Crime and Punishment – Raskolnikov (2.58)
- John Milton (9.117)
- Plato (29.7)
- Nietzsche (29.7)
- Michel de Montaigne (29.7)
- Marquis de Sade (29.7)
- The Bible: Cain (2.48), Lot in Sodom (2.48), Saul (9.19), Tree of life (24.96), Tree of knowledge (24.96)
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