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by Samuel Beckett

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.

Literature and Philosophy

Historical References

  • Spratt's Medium, the Irish biscuit (1.91)

Pop Culture

  • Endgame, the end of a game of chess (Title)

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