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A Scientific Approach to Thomas Pynchon's Mason and Dixon Public

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This paper is an analysis of how a writer of fiction with a strong sense of social and moral values uses the scientific history of the 18th century to convey his ideals in an historical novel. Through a constant showcasing of both scientific theories and historical embellishments, Pynchon builds his argument against the surveying of right lines upon the Earth. These lines, he believes, serve only to separate a people and allow a government to have a more total control over its divided citizens.

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  • E-project-042811-080808
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  • 2011
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  • 2011-04-28
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