Chapter One: Social Class

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    • "They had spent a year in France for no particular reason"
      • There is no real evidence of the Buchanans involving themselves in labour
    • "Hulking"
      • Daisy gets away with repetition and Myrtle does not
    • "A mansion inhabited by a gentleman"
      • Gatsby looks like he has background but he can't buy the title
    • "A sense of fundamental decencies is parcelled out unequally at birth"
      • Nick is showing us how background is dependable
    • "Rise of the Coloured Empires"
      • Tom's racism and white supremacy. He believes white people are the more elite
    • "West Egg, well , the less fashionable of the two"
      • West has self-made wealth whilst East has inherited wealth

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