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…