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Nick, ever conscious of the way he is being perceived, reflects on the images that people choose to portray in the world—constructed, sometimes plagiarized roles that we present as our personalities. Discuss the ways in which the characters—and their opinions of each other—are influenced by our culture’s avid consumption of TV shows, movies, and websites, and our need to fit each other into these roles.
Interesting topic. I'm not sure on this one. What really interested me is how the clever characters navigated the stereotypes and used other people's habit of stereotyping as pawns in their own strategic plans.
"Non ignara mali miseris succurrere disco." Virgil, The Aeneid
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