Allusions and Intertextuality Essay

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Bob Dylan
- Bob Dylan is a famous singer-song writer and has been for five decades. His early lyrics incorporated a variety of political, social and philosophical, as well as literary influences.
- In 2008, a Bob Dylan Pathway was opened in the singer's honor in his birthplace of Duluth, Minnesota.
- Bob Dylan was refered to in the novel The Messenger when Ed was describing his bad his career was going at his age. "Ed Kennedy is 19 and very much aware of how little he has going for him. After all, both Salvador Dali and Bob Dylan were well on their way by the time they were his age." And also a song of Bob Dylans, ' The Hurricane ' was mentioned.
Salvador Dali
- Salvador Dali was a prominent Spanish surrealist painter born in
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Her name was also writen on the Ace of Spades card for Ed and once he searched her three poems were listed.
Graham Greene
- Graham was an English author, playwright and literary critic. His works explore the ambivalent moral and political issues of the modern world.
- Greene suffered from bipolar disorder which effected his writing and personal life.
- Graham Greene's name was on the Ace of Spades card for Ed. It also lists ten books writen by Graham.
Morris West
- West was an Australian novelist and playwright, best known for his novels The Devil's Advocate (1959), The Shoes of the Fisherman (1963), and The Clowns of God (1981).
- His books were published in 27 languages and sold more than 60 million copies worldwide. Each new book he wrote after he became an established writer sold more than 1 million copies.
- The Ace of Spades has three names writen on it, Graham Greene, Morris West, Sylvia Plath; they're all famous writers.
Audrey Hepbern
- She appeared in several European films before starring in the 1951 Broadway play Gigi.
- She was named to the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame in 1961.
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Lee Marvin
- Marvin was an American film actor. Known for his gravelly voice, white hair and 6' 2" stature, Marvin at first did supporting roles, mostly villains, soldiers and other hardboiled characters.
- Marvin won the 1965 Academy Award for Best Actor for his comic role in the

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