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David Copperfield

David Copperfield

by Charles Dickens

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.

Literary and Philosophical References

Historical References

Pop Culture References

  • "The Lass of Richmond Hill" (25.150)
  • Barclay & Perkins Brewers (28.63)
  • Truman, Hanbury, and Buxton Brewers (28.63)
  • Dick Whittington (48.4)
  • Croesus (64.16)

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