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Mar.20.2014
[possible spoilers] It is widely held that Jay Gatsby's love for Daisy was so consuming that he earned a fortune in order to win her back after she married uber-wealthy Tom Buchanan.  I maintain that the evidence that love was Gatsby's primary motivation is weak and possibly tainted by the...
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Jun.14.2013
A novel can be read literally or figuratively and people like me who are looking for a realistic representation of life tend to take things literally and often overlook broader implications.  My first time through, The Great Gatsby seemed clumsy and hyperbolic, and I was distracted by the way...