Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
by Robert Louis Stevenson
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, Philosophy, and Mythology
- The Bible: Cain’s heresy (1.1), Captives of Phillipi (10.8), Babylonian finger on the wall (10.15)
- William Shakespeare: King Lear: "Strip off these lendings and plunge headlong into a sea of liberty" (10.10)