Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Analysis

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County 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.

Historical References

Andrew Jackson, seventh president of the United States and the first true populist (non-aristocrat) to have that job (para. 6)Daniel Webster, a senator and Secretary of State, known for his extraordinary speaking skills (para.7-20)

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