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The Scarlet Ibis

The Scarlet Ibis


by James Hurst

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.

Historical References

World War I Battles Sites

  • Chateau Thierry (4.4)
  • Belleau Wood (4.4)
  • Amiens (4.4)
  • Soissins (4.4)

Pop Culture References

  • "Shall we Gather at the River" (4.38)

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