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Sonny's Blues Allusions & Cultural References
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.
- "The cup of trembling" (239) – a Biblical reference to the Book of Isaiah 51:22
- The Korean War (79) – The Korean War isn't mentioned specifically, but this would make sense in terms of the time period of the story.
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