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He acknowledged various literary forebears, from Ballantyne to Defoe, in the creation of what became Treasure Island.
All in all, there is scarcely a line in The Life which does not bear Defoe's fingerprints.
Defoe's skill with these short, dramatic, illustrative examples developed with the years.
But Defoe has no supernatural realm playing into his narrative—no beautiful nymph, no Olympian Gods.Homer's Odyssey|Denton J. Snider
None of this could any boy or girl at that time enjoy, because the story had not yet come out of the head of Defoe.Stories of Heroic Deeds for Boys and Girls|James Johonnot
Highly characteristic of Defoe's style, and of his art as a moralist is the Religious Courtship, also published in 1722.The Age of Pope|John Dennis