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Flashcards in A05 Critics Gatsby Deck (7)
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1

Bewley

Daisy has no substance

2

Fitzgerald

There has never been an American tragedy. There have only ever been great failures

3

Fetterley

Fitzgerald portrays America as female whereas the dreamers are male

4

Gatsby

Archetypal innocent, hero, creator

5

Jordan

Archetypal rebel

6

Tom

Archetypal ruler

7

Chesterton, The Fallacy of Success

The days of idealism and superstition are over