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The Nose

The Nose

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Nikolai Gogol

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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.

  • This is a story about a disembodied nose and its forlorn former possessor.
  • Aside from some St. Petersburg tourist attractions, Gogol pretty much sticks to the folks involved.

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