Study Guide

Hoot Allusions

By Carl Hiaasen

Allusions

Literary and Philosophical References

  • Sherlock Holmes (3.111)
  • David Allen Sibley, The Sibley Guide to Birds (13.13, 13.15, 13.32)
  • Patrick Smith, A Land Remembered (13.77)
  • Romeo and Juliet (20.134)
  • Wall Street Journal (Epilogue.6)

Historical References

  • Roy Rogers (2.32)
  • 1978 New York Yankees (3.74)
  • War of 1812 (9.45)
  • Commodore Perry (9.47-49, 17.66)
  • Battle of Lake Erie (17.66)

Pop Culture References

  • Jesse James (1.110)
  • Disney World (2.30-31)
  • Miss America 1987, 1988 (8.35, Epilogue.5)
  • Aunt Jemima (8.40)
  • Betty Crocker (8.40)
  • Tony the Tiger (8.41)
  • Jeff Gordon (14.135)
  • IHOP (17.82-83)
  • Adam Sandler (Epilogue.5)
  • Tom Brokaw (Epilogue.11)
  • The Oprah Winfrey Show (Epilogue.24)

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