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Questions about the novel 'The Arrangement' by Elia Kazan. Use this tag with the [elia-kazan] tag.

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Is there any other definition or sub-meaning of the term 'marines'?

I've come across the term 'marines' in the book 'The Arrangement by Elia Kazan' twice; however I couldn't get what it may refer. I know it is like 'nautical' or something but it seemed different to me ...
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Are the words 'putter' and 'chop' some kind of mimetic words or what in this context?

I've come accross the expressions 'putter, putter!' and 'chop, chop' in the novel 'The Arrangement' by Elia Kazan. I need interpretation. Here is the paragraph: He'd continue his joking, fixing me ...
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Need an interpretation for a rather slang quotation from 'Elia Kazan's The Arrangement'

Need an interpretation for a quotation from 'Elia Kazan's The Arrangement' which is 'I was going to pull that big damp stone off from over him and let the light of day hit him.' Here is the context ...
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