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Download e-book for iPad: An American Tragedy by Martin Bucco

By Martin Bucco

ISBN-10: 0822001691

ISBN-13: 9780822001690

Known as the most effective writers at the American scene, Dreiser is additionally referred to as one of many world's most sensible worst writers, with claims that he's an impurist with not anything yet genius. This tale, instructed in ugly element and with dependable realism, recounts the dilemmas and offerings of a ''loser''; we watch him ascend to temptation, fall in transgression, and obtain his acceptable penance.

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Elvira comes to sense the powerful influence of the Green-Davidson, the pleasure-seeking companions, fugitiveness, sexual temptation, and high society on her weak son. She also realizes how little she helped Clyde prepare for life in this world. For his sake, she gives her grandson Russell a dime for ice cream. SAMUEL GRIFFITHS Clyde's uncle, the owner of Griffiths Collar and Shirt Company in Lycurgus, New York, personifies the American Dream realized. He places great value on his good name, his family, his wealth, his possessions, and his status.

When Clyde confesses to McMillan, he realizes his own complicated emotions in the boat--pity, shame, anger, hate, and fear. Puzzled, McMillan tries to follow Clyde's agonized thoughts. Seeking exactitude, splitting hairs, struggling to translate recollected emotions, Clyde pits (as is his habit) one idea against another. " Although he overtly agrees with McMillan, Clyde is still bewildered by McMillan's seeming power to make clear the ambiguity of reality. In the Death House, Clyde experiences the extremes of feeling superior and inferior, yet even here he is courteous and tactful.

5. How does Dreiser as omniscient narrator deal with the physico-chemical view of man? 6. Discuss Dreiser's variations on clock time. 7. What is the meaning of Clyde's several nightmares? 8. What is the relationship between Clyde's differing views of Roberta and Sondra? 9. Describe the role of Asa Griffiths in terms of the narrative. Is his effect on Clyde more or less significant than that of his wife? 10. How do films influence Clyde? 11. Does Clyde change during the long course of this novel?

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