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.
Pop Culture References
- The Murders in the Rue Morgue by Edgar Allan Poe (14.13)
- The Skull in the Hatchet (14.13)
- e.e. cummings' poem, "the little horse is newlY" (20)
- Shakespeare's birthplace (24.17)
- Prometheus (24.21)
- Zeus (24.21)
- Pandora (24.21 and all of Chapter 27, "Pandora's Box")
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem, "The Tide Rises, The Tide Falls" (29.3)
- A brief history of the Sioux nation (28.11)
- Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Teddy Roosevelt (28.12)
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