History for Gatsby, Stoner and the death of the American Dream

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Note → Adding thumb nail

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Note → Fixing category
Note → Added a para break
Note → Changed to "that" in standfirst
Note → Tom's edits
Note → Changed merely to avoid suggesting Bill Cosby is a role model due to his current difficulties
Note → Still trimming.
Note → Trimming
Note → Modified headline
Note → Trying to tighten for easier read
Note → confounded?
Note → Did OKD use the italics?
Note → moved words around in sentence for more comfortable read
Note → scans better than all 'p
Note → fewer words, more impact
Note → apos after s of Williams
Note → don't need to repeat
Note → do think the marriage is key to Stoner (an all-time favourite novel)
Note → taken out Long Island to hit New York straight away
Note → continuing my anti-dash campaign - because it is one of my own faults as a writer
Note → to introduce idea of 'county'
Note → learn to love the colon
Note → already said where quote comes from
Note → to avoid one America after the other
Note → too many dashes stop the reader
Note → keep capitals out of it wherever you can
Note → could we have the reference to the 193 use of the phrase?
Note → Tom edits
Note → Tom edits
Note → Edit by Editor
Note → Tom's edits
Note → Tom's edits
Note → Tom's edits
Note → Tom's edits
Note → Tom's edits
Note → Tom's edits
Note → Tom's edits
Note → Back to Tom for a little revision
Note → Moving to draft to edit
Note → linked google ngram image
Note → made spacing smaller, and changed italicised quotes to normal with quotations
Note → Tom's edits
Note → Tom's edits
Note → Tom's edits
Note → Tom's edits
Note → Tom's edits
Note → Tom's edits
Note → Tom early draft

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