The Great Gatsby's Letter Chapter Summaries

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When looking at how that was accomplished, it seems that the statement of intent theme, the author sharing their interpretation of or intention for the text with its reader, was used. This is a good idea because it ensures that the reader has a good understanding of the thought that was put into the text and the author’s intentions. It will indeed, guarantee that the reader walks away with an understanding of the purpose.
Now the purpose and the process for the paratexts that make up chapter 1 are completely different. In chapter 1, we see letters from various women who are, in a sense, vouching for Eldridge, her friends, acquaintances, and employers write letters. The first author, who is only known by her initials—A.G.D, begins chapter 1 by informing the reader of Eldridge’s dedication and misfortune saying, “she has been unremitting in her exertions, to save enough to support herself in declining age, and invested all her savings in real estate, which was cruelly taken from her, while performing her duty in another State (A.G.D 6).”
She continues on, mentioning the positive character traits that Elleanor exhibited while sharing her knowledge of her. After that, we heard from a Mrs. Annabell and a Mrs. Webb, as well as
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He says that he is, “-fortunate for the millions of his manacled brethren, yet panting for deliverance from their awful thraldom!--fortunate for the cause of negro emancipation, and of universal liberty!--fortunate for the land of his birth, which he has already done so much to save and bless!--fortunate for a large circle of friends and acquaintances, whose sympathy and affection he has strongly secured by the many sufferings he has endured, by his virtuous traits of character, by his ever-abiding remembrance of those who are in bonds, as being bound with them! (Garrison iii),” which although is very different in content, is still present. In this preface, Garrison is writing from a position of
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