The Great Gatsby
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In the novel , there are numerous amounts of egg references.
Social Darwinism is a set of precepts concerning ethical behavior toward others developed in the 19th century that is derived from a few of the ideas of Charles Darwin . Herbert Spencer is credited with being the first to make this extrapolation of Darwinian thought to human societal and ethical behavior. Particularly in the Industrial Revolution and up through the middle of the 20th century, some people excused careless, neglectful or mass murderous behavior through reliance on Spencer’s theories, which had never been proven. For the most part, Spencer’s ideas have been discarded, though some people still argue his concepts had merit.
Social Darwinism is a misguided social theory that attempts to adapt Charles Darwin natural selection principles and apply it to human society. This social theory, promotes a culture that embraces the concept of the "survival of the fittest" whereby using it to explain poverty and to justify class distinctions between individuals, as well as, the imbalances of power between races, and nations.
The Valley of Ashes resembles something dark and lifeless. As a result of fire ashes stand for destruction and death.
Celestial Eyes ò from Metamorphosis to Masterpiece
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Talk about CELEBRATING! People danced until they dropped, and one fell to the floor, dead!
The Roaring Twenties
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