by Jhumpa Lahiri
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.
- William Wordsworth, "The Daffodils" (1.20)
- Nikolai Gogol (1.27, 4.44-55, 12.25-6)
- Edith Wharton, Ethan Frome (4.41)
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby (4.41)
- Pearl Buck, The Good Earth (4.41)
- Stephen Crane, The Red Badge of Courage (4.41)
- William Shakespeare, Macbeth (4.41)
- Graham Greene, The Comedians (7.49)
Pop Culture References
- The Beatles (4.4)
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