The Great Gatsby - Illusion

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Magic & Medieval largesse
In the food - pigs made of pastry
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Wilson
Appropriate that a 'real' man be represented as a phantom - 'a fantastic figure, gliding towards him'
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Flux & Transformation
The ideal involves flux & transformation
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Physical Distinctiveness
Nick derives the real from physical distinctiveness
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Brechtian
Gatsby is Brechtian
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Adolescent Infatuation
Gatsby forces Daisy to admit that she never loved Tom
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Gatsby's Seeking of Status
Through theft and release of female leisure-class body
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Performative Contradiction
Nick uses snobbish remarks to describe his 'snobbish' father in opening paragrah
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Hard Work
Lies in Valley of Ashes
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Strands & Destination
The strands are many but the destination is singular
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Nothing is Absolute
Worlds are constructed, behind them are dreams which depend on materiality
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Captures the Inanimate and Makes it Animate
'The lawn started at the beach and ran toward the front lawn' (mansion - page 6)
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Temporal Attitudes
Pins temporal attitudes to a spatial one
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The Eyes of T.J. Eckleburg
Represent the arbitrariness of mental process by which people invest objects with
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Appropriate that a 'real' man be represented as a phantom - 'a fantastic figure, gliding towards him'

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Wilson

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The ideal involves flux & transformation

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Card 4

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Nick derives the real from physical distinctiveness

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Card 5

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Gatsby is Brechtian

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