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The green light at the end of Daisy Buchanan's dock, the orgastic future, are
Fitzgerald's images of the American Dream that lures and recedes. The Dream,
which is still one of the most potent myths in the American mind, is impossible of ...
Of Mice and Men is a pathetic story of human beings at what is almost the lowest
level of articulateness, to be distinguished from animals mainly, perhaps, by their
capacity to dream, though what they dream can never be fulfilled in reality.
The dream we watch him enact is always the same dream; which means that the
few months of his life that Pritchett deals with are no more significant than any
other period of his life before or after. Nevertheless, the comedy is the vehicle of a
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As with the predecessor, 'Tradition and Dream' is just a great piece of literary history. But it's better than the earlier history (which dealt with English fiction until about 1914) for a few reasons ... Read full review
The Southern Novel Between the Wars
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