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The Old Man and the Sea

The Old Man and the Sea


by Ernest Hemingway

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.

Sports References

Dick Sisler (1.119, 1.124)
The Yankees (1.58, 1.60, 1.115)
Joe DiMaggio (1.60, 1.117, 1.123, 3.85, 3.87, 4.77, 4.95, 4.103)
Leo Durocher (1.131)
Dolf Luque (1.132)
Mike Gonzalez (1.132)

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