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With apologies to The Beatles, I have noticed a trend lately among (I am presuming to be) fairly educated and sophisticated people on the ra...
14 July 2012
The Metaphor of a Car -- When Reading the Book Matters
The Great Gatsby on changing F Scott Fitzgerald's specific use of a Rolls Royce in his story to a made-in-Indiana Duesenberg, giving the equivalent of a high school English teacher's (if he also taught the Auto Mechanics shop class) analysis of the Rolls Royce as a metaphor for the Anglophile upper-class wanna-be desperate for societal acceptance.