The Chocolate War
by Robert Cormier
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
- T.S. Eliot, "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" (19.38, 28.61)
- Jonathan Swift, Gulliver's Travels (31.37)
- William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice (35.7, 35.8)
- Jesus (2.9)
- John the Baptist (18.21)
Pop Culture References
- Playboy (3.2)
- The Beatles, "Let it Be" (32.6)
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