The Great Gatspy

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Subject: Essays

Literary  Criticism: New Historicism  with 2 quotes(with page number) from story.  pick 1 section from definition below, I received it from my teacher, and write about it.

Overview: Definition
New Historicism considers the following questions– What happens to a text when we consider it a historical document? What does it tell us about the behavior, social orientation, rituals, prejudices(myths), taboos and symbols of the culture, which produce it? What web of historical conditions, relationships and influences lie behind and inform text?