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The Great Gatsby - March 8.odt

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Department
English
Course
ENGC80H3
Professor
Hollenberg
Semester
Winter

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March 8 2012ENGC80Modernist NarrativeThe Great GatsbyHighly romantic questrags to riches storyVague optimistic and illusive promisethe story of capitalismMoney is not only power but also a source of attractionIdeal love and success is achieved through material wealthNick Carraway FunctionsA reason why Fitzgerald chooses to focus the narrative through Nick CarrawayTo show discrepancy between Gatsbys dream and Nicks realityBut we have to question or not Nick Carraway questions thingsdoes he provide a critique of Gatsbys life After allhe has pride in being honest and truthfulWhat does Nicks perspective allow us to see of the very appeal of unrealityWhy does Nick attach himself to Gatsby if he attaches himself to appalling sentimentalityThis book does not reject one side of the binary in favor of anotherGreat in the title is both ironic and sincereNicks LanguageHow does he construct his sentencesVoice is a composite of style tone and valuesSo what can we say about his style values and tonePassage 148149When Gatsby visits DaisyNicks language is very poetic lyrical descriptiveSensualAppositive styleStyle that supplements itselfcommas extra clausesNick does this quite a bitHes constructing a new
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