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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Analysis: Allusions

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.

Biblical References

  • Methuselah (1.2.31) – The oldest person mentioned in the Bible, and the name has come to refer to anyone who is very old.

Historical References

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