Analysis: Shout Outs
When poets refer to other great works, people, and events, it’s usually not accidental. Put on your super-sleuth hat and figure out why.
Literature, Philosophy, and Mythology
- William Shakespeare, Hamlet Act 4, Scene 4, lines 23-25 (4-5)
- William Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida, Act 3, Scene 3, lines 144-147 (22-23)
- Dante, Inferno, Canto 26 (57-62)
- Homer, Odyssey (whole poem)
- Trojan War (17)
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