The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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.
- Methuselah (1.2.31) – The oldest person mentioned in the Bible, and the name has come to refer to anyone who is very old.
- John Wilkes Booth (1.6.1)