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Thirteen Reasons Why

Thirteen Reasons Why

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Jay Asher

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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.

Literary and Philosophical References

  • J.D. Salinger, The Catcher In the Rye (8.30)
  • William Carlos Williams, "The Red Wheelbarrow" (9.12)
  • William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet (11.46)

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