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Unformatted text preview: Another member of Digamma Pi, Angus Duer is hard and keen, as the name implies. At the top of his class both in college and medical school, he is soon head of Rouncefield Clinic, in Chicago, where everything is cold efficiency for financial gain. He is satirized along with Clawson for his moneymaking tendencies. Older than the other members of Digamma Pi, but bent on becoming a medical missionary of the Sanctification Brotherhood, Ira Hinkley realizes his ambition in the West Indies and dies of the plague. Obnoxious to Martin in college and in later life, Hinkley is a forerunner of Elmer Gantry, who is to appear two years later (in 1927) in the book which bears his name. Through such characters, Lewis satirized the churches of his time. One year ahead of Martin in medical school, Irving Watters appears as a prominent practicing physician in Nautilus, and it is he with his wife who introduces Martin and Leora into "Nice Society." physician in Nautilus, and it is he with his wife who introduces Martin and Leora into "Nice Society....
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.
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