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The Great Gatsby: Surrealism

In general: –         Against the cultural and intellectual conformity –         Making up events and generally arguing with each other –         Imagination, dreams, and the irrational Chapter 1 – 3 -Narrator is recalling the past, dream-like -an absurdly large house -implication that Nick may be homosexual: Nick is standing next to a nearly naked man at…

Blindness And Insight In King Lear

The concepts of blindness and sight are not explored by Shakespeare as physical qualities, but rather mental attributes. Blindness in characters exacerbates their ability to understand, causing misjudgement which leads to chaos in the play. This recurring theme of blindness and insight is portrayed primarily through Lear and Gloucester, who demonstrate that physical sight does…

The Founding Fathers of the United States of America

Founding Fathers Samuel Adams John Hancock John Adams Paul Revere Benjamin Franklin Thomas Paine Thomas Jefferson Alexander Hamilton Patrick Henry George Washington Samuel Adams Born 1722, Died 1803 Harvard Degree 1740 “The Son’s of Liberty” Mastermind behind the Boston Massacre propaganda campaign and the Boston Tea Party Declined to participate in the Constitutional Convention of…