[ilds] the hydroplane?

Bruce Redwine bredwine1968 at earthlink.net
Fri Jun 15 20:42:12 PDT 2007


Intertextuality meets the historical present.

Bruce

-----Original Message-----
>From: william godshalk <godshawl at email.uc.edu>
>Sent: Jun 15, 2007 7:32 PM
>To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>Subject: [ilds] the hydroplane?

>One of the great mysteries of American literature is: what happened 
>to Gatsby's hydroplane? Gatsby asks Nick Carraway over for trial run 
>-- and then the hydroplane disappears.

>
>Regarding my cursory collation of the Duck Shoot, it is now complete 
>-- and I found an added "a" and a few commas that have been removed. 
>Accidentals?
>
>Have we discussed why the Duck Shoot is written in the present tense?
>
>Bill



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