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Analysis

Where the Red Fern Grows 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.

Literary and Philosophical References

  • The Bible, Angel Gabriel (9.43)
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes (10.12)

Historical References

  • Cherokee Tribe (2.11, 5.53)
  • Daniel Boone (2.18, 11.86)
  • Ford Model T (14.43)

Pop Culture References

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