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Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

another variation of the pursuit of happiness
Carrie Meeber-- from rural Wisconsin sets a journey to make it to Chicago-- work hard for their dreams


Sister carrie quotation

"Money something everybody else has and I must get"
excessive frequent mention to money


The age of Innocence by Edith Walton

love story
classes in society
link Daisy and May- accessory for men


As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner

characters torn between there identity and existence-- link to Gatsby's existence in the past


The sound of Fury by William Faulkner

themes of corruption of Southern Aristocrat values
Caddie is Benji focus as his hero link to Gatsby and Daisy