Style as politics in The Great Gatsby

Giltrow, Janet; Stouck, David
December 1997
Studies in the Novel;Winter97, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p476
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Analyzes the question of critical intent and execution through an examination of the novel `The Great Gatsby's' style. Utilization of traditional accounts of English syntax to describe author F. Scott Fitzgerald at sentence level; Employment of discourse analysis and linguistic pragmatics to analyze stylistic features operating beyond the sentence; Presentation of Fitzgerald's style as isolated formalities.


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