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A Dream Within a Dream
A Dream Within a Dream
by Edgar Allan Poe

A Dream Within a Dream Allusions & Cultural References

When poets 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

  • Plato, Theaetetus (5, 10-11, 23-24)
  • Aristotle, Metaphysics (5, 10-11, 23-24)
  • Descartes, Meditations on First Philosophy (5, 10-11, 23-24)
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