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In Frank Norris’s novel McTeague, Marcus Schouler at first seems a generous and even altruistic man. When he realizes that he and his friend McTeague are in love with the same young woman (Trina),...

Latest answer posted February 20, 2012, 2:04 pm (UTC)

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Social Darwinism is reflected in Frank Norris's novel McTeague by the way in which the characters all find their level, surviving or failing to do so through merit rather than luck. McTeague...

Latest answer posted March 20, 2022, 4:14 pm (UTC)

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The deterioration in Trina and McTeague's relationship is symbolized and exacerbated by the increasing squalor of their living quarters. In chapter 9, the couple are married in an attractive set of...

Latest answer posted February 17, 2022, 10:01 pm (UTC)

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Frank Norris, in his Naturalistic novel McTeague, does not give details to McTeague's actual death. Instead, he lets readers assume that he simply dies of exposure and being "locked to the body."...

Latest answer posted February 6, 2012, 9:42 am (UTC)

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McTeague is a novel by Frank Norris. It follows the story of three primary characters, Mac (McTeague), Trina, and Marcus. Each of the characters wants more than what they currently have. Mac is a...

Latest answer posted April 11, 2020, 7:54 pm (UTC)

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Frank Norris' novel McTeague is classified as a Naturalistic novel. Naturalists believed that nature was the most powerful element in existence. Therefore, the Naturalistic text illustrates that...

Latest answer posted July 8, 2013, 6:34 pm (UTC)

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The symbolism of McTeague's canary has been hotly debated by literary critics and scholars for many years. There is no one definitive answer to this question, but there are a number of interesting...

Latest answer posted March 31, 2020, 2:32 pm (UTC)

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You have asked really two different questions. I will address each.Understanding American literary naturalism: Naturalistic writers applied the concepts of Darwinism and natural selection to less...

Latest answer posted December 18, 2008, 1:23 am (UTC)

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Frank Norris’ McTeague was published in 1899 and focuses on McTeague, a not-so-intelligent dentist, and Trina Sieppe, a young woman he becomes infatuated with, steals away from her boyfriend, and...

Latest answer posted February 11, 2016, 12:50 am (UTC)

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