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As I Lay Dying (1930)

Words are merely symbols for the notions they designate. Depending on our respective experiences and imagination, they can be interpreted in a number of ways, rendering our individual perspectives

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The Great Gatsby (1925)

Inevitable and indomitable, death is the ultimate expression of human frailty. We cannot escape its judgment, and we cannot share its experience. Death leaves us

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Heart of Darkness (1902)

The 1997 edition of the Nelson Canadian Dictionary defines irony as an “incongruity between what might be expected and what actually occurs”. For example

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