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Nestor AntiguaMr. O’ConnorAP English LiteratureMay 1, 2020The Adventures of Peregrine PickleReputation in today’s world means everything. In this excerpt from The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, Tobias Smollett, is trying to express that personal emotional matters were much less important than having a good reputation in society. Gauntlet and Pickle do not like each other and are having a conversation. Instead of letting their hatred of each other allow the conversation to escalate into a verbal or physical altercation, they handle the situation in a socially acceptable way. Smollett uses the literary elements of dialogue, tone, and diction to depict the complex nature between controlling your emotions, maintaining a positive reputation in society, and abiding by social norms.The author uses dialogue to show the initial and palpable tension between Peregrine and Gauntlet. Through the dialogue between Peregrine and Gauntlet, it is made obvious that the men

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