Unformatted text preview: Word choice is always about her fakeness. She “raises her eyebrow in disdain” at others—she wants to show how she is better than others. Catherine has painted on eyebrows (p34)—more fakeness. Everyone is pretending to be someone they’re not, peoples’ morality is in decay like the valley of the ashes. The party itself is fake like the people there—unnatural setting, surreal description (Nick drunk at the end—2 nd time in his life). Party is “floating like an ectoplasm.” P38 everyone pretending to be better than they are—Ms. McKee and the “little kyke”; Catherine and her husband...
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- Winter '10
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