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What is the significance of the ending of this short story "In the Wheels"?
I think there are a few things going on. There are hints earlier in the story that Sara and Joseph have a connection. They are close to the same age; she keeps his secrets; she brings him food and ...
In the Great Gatsby does Gatsby want Daisy because he is obsessed with wealth/prestige or does he want wealth because he is obsessed with Daisy?
That quote in its longer form perhaps is the key She’s got an indiscreet voice I remarked, its full of, I hesitated. It's full of money he said suddenly. That was it. I'd never understood it before....
Does Nick love Gatsby?
Several readers have found expressions of Nick’s attraction to Gatsby in the narration. Edward Wasiolek pointed out that Nick’s portrait of Jay Gatsby, a criminal and adulterer, is unjustifiably ...
What is the significance of Nick being gay in The Great Gatsby?
For most of the novel, Nick has a completely erroneous conception of Jay Gatsby. Gatsby is selfish and a criminal. But Nick doesn't notice any of these imperfections in his character. Why not? I'd say ...
Jordan's line about intimate parties in The Great Gatsby?
Jordan is remarking on the paradox that at a large party, it's possible to have a private conversation with someone without its being considered rude or unusual. The larger the party, the more people ...
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