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To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird

  

by Harper Lee

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.

Literature and Philosophy

Historical References

  • Andrew Jackson (1.3), (28.45)
  • John Wesley (1.4)
  • Lorenzo Dow (2.18)
  • Brigadier General Joe Wheeler (5.82)
  • Bellingraths (8.44)
  • General Hood (9.26)
  • Stonewall Jackson (9.26)
  • Lord Melbourne (9.174)
  • Dixie Howell (11.34)
  • Windy Seaton (11.130)
  • Governor William Wyatt Bibb (13.30)
  • Lydia E. Pinkham (13.32)
  • Herbert Hoover (14.1)
  • Henry W. Grady (15.22)
  • Braxton Bragg (16.6)
  • Robert E. Lee (17.58)
  • Thomas Jefferson (20.50)
  • John D. Rockefeller (20.51)
  • Albert Einstein (20.51)
  • Eleanor Roosevelt (24.55)
  • Adolf Hitler (26.14-56))
  • Elmer Davis (26.36)
  • Bob Taylor (27.3)
  • Cotton Tom Heflin (27.17)

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