Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It refers to these poetry...

Farewell
written by

This Poem is referred to by 2061: Odyssey Three written by Arthur C. Clarke part of Space Odyssey
Floyd remembers the line "I, too, take leave of all I ever had.", but can't remember where it is from (Chapter 7).

Ulysses
written by

This Poem is referred to by 2061: Odyssey Three written by Arthur C. Clarke part of Space Odyssey
Floyd thinks of this poem and numerous lines are quoted (Chapter 1).

It refers to these movie series...

Star Wars

This Movie Series is referred to by 2061: Odyssey Three written by Arthur C. Clarke part of Space Odyssey
Floyd asks Greenberg if he ever saw the Star Wars movies, and he replies, "of course, half a dozen times" (Chapter 19). While this book obviously takes place in the future, this reference would have only been for the original three movies (now called Episodes IV - VI) since the book itself was written before Episodes I - III were released.
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It refers to these songs...

Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
performed by The Beatles

This Song is referred to by 2061: Odyssey Three written by Arthur C. Clarke part of Space Odyssey
This song is mentioned multiple times throughout the book, and has a duel meaning. Both with the topic of diamonds in the sky, and Lucy being a shortening of the name of the new star Lucifer.

It refers to these movies...

Gone with the Wind

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This Movie is referred to by 2061: Odyssey Three written by Arthur C. Clarke part of Space Odyssey
Floyd and Yva watch this movie together (Chapter 37).
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Ship of Fools

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This Movie is referred to by 2061: Odyssey Three written by Arthur C. Clarke part of Space Odyssey
After watching Gone with the Wind, Floyd thinks about Vivian Leigh's (actress who played Scarlett O'hara) final movie - Ship of Fools - and wonders if it might be a sign based on what they are currently doing (Chapter 37)
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Rama II
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More by Arthur C. Clarke

Space Odyssey

 

2001: A Space Odyssey
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part of Space Odyssey

 

2010: Odyssey Two
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part of Space Odyssey

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  • Type: Book
 

2061: Odyssey Three
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part of Space Odyssey

 

3001: The Final Odyssey
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part of Space Odyssey