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  • Robinson Crusoe
    Homo economicus translates to economic man-a man who wants to acquire wealth-without unnecessary physical labor, and can work towards accomplishing these on his own judgement. Crusoe uses his...

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    My opinion is that it is a surprisingly good story, given a) how early it comes in the development of the novel, and b) how clunky it is. By "clunky" I mean that Defoe is kind of primitive in his...

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    DeFoe's protagonist becomes a religious man because of his labor and (eventual) deference to God. George Starr argues in his article "Robinson Crusoe and the Myth of Mammon," that the 17th century...

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