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What's the meaning of "link" in the passage? one Link = one second? [ When the JAZZ HISTORY OF THE WORLD was over, girls were putting their heads on men’s shoulders in a puppyish, convivial way, girls were swooning backward playfully into men’s arms, even into groups, knowing that someone would arrest their falls — but no one swooned backward on Gatsby, and no French bob touched Gatsby’s shoulder, and no singing quartets were formed with Gatsby’s head for one link. ] Ch3. http://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/f/fitzgerald/f_scott/gatsby/complete.html#chapter3
Nov 6, 2012 4:06 PM
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"no singing quartets were formed with Gatsby’s head for one " A singing quarter = a group of four people who sing together Each person in the quartet would be a link in the chain. However, since no one was ready to include Gatsby in their group, Gatsby never became a link of any quartet.
November 6, 2012
One link in the chain of four singers in a quartet.
November 6, 2012
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