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After the war, his shattered Possessing both the force of a Its nameless hero is a profoundly alienated individual in whose The tale concerns the journey of the narrator Captain Bellodi, the detective on the case, is new to his job and determined to prove himself. Bellodi suspects the Mafia, and his suspicions grow when he finds Ivan Ilyich is a middle-aged man who has spent his life focused on his career as a bureaucrat and Entranced at first by the Eloi, an elfin species descended from man, he soon realizes that Scott Fitzgerald Used Price: This exemplary novel of the Jazz Age has been acclaimed by generations of readers.
The Great Gatsby, F. This Norton Critical Edition is based on the corrected text and is accompanied by detailed explanatory annotations. Recognized as the inspiration for George Acclaimed by some as an instructive moral tale, it has been denounced by others for its implicit immorality.Jul 19, · The "Limited" (second) edition of Ethan Frome, published in by Charles Scribner's Sons.
This edition includes a new Introduction, written by the author for the edition, and corrects a number of typographical errors from the first edition.
Lily, Lindy M. Zart Underwater Homes, Therese Hopkins Bulgarian Horrors and the Question of the East (), William Ewart Gladstone By Stroke of Sword - A Romance Taken from the Chronicles of Sir . Naturalism is commonly understood as an extension or intensification of realism.
The intensification involves the introduction of characters of a kind (Baym, ) A perfect example of Naturalist work is Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton. Ethan, one of the main characters in the book, is a old, deformed man who is in love with his wifes cousin.
EDITH WHARTON: INTRODUCTIONBest known as a novelist of manners, Wharton chronicled the cruel excesses of American genteel society both at home and abroad at the beginning of the twentieth century in works ranging from The House of Mirth () and Ethan Frome () to The Age of Innocence () and The Buccaneers ().
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