The Great Gatsby - Narrator

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Writing to Discover
Nick writes to discover explanation within private world of his pathology
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Castigation
Nick writes to castigate the female body
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Admitting to Corruption
By telling the story in retrospect, Nick admits his partial corruption from the East
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An Awkward Act*
Narrative premised on an awkward act of recollection
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The Great Gatsby, Glamour in the Turn*
Richard Godden
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Becoming
Narrator almost becomes who he observes
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Trust
Gatsby has taught the narrator not to trust himself
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Unhappy Montage
Nick's words achieve 'unhappy montage' rather than 'linear growth'
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Learning Process
Readers are offered a potential learning process that never materialises
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Algar-Hero
Nick writes to depict himself as the Algar-Hero (rags to riches)
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Divided Consciousness
Nick has his own divided consciousness by retreating from social dissonance to stable world of Carraway
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Nick writes to castigate the female body

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Castigation

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By telling the story in retrospect, Nick admits his partial corruption from the East

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Card 4

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Narrative premised on an awkward act of recollection

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Card 5

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Richard Godden

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