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economics
used in The Great Gatsby

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the study of how limited resources are allocated in an attempt to satisfy unlimited wants
  • Gatsby looked with vacant eyes through a copy of Clay's "Economics," starting at the Finnish tread that shook the kitchen floor, and peering toward the bleared windows from time to time as if a series of invisible but alarming happenings were taking place outside.
    p. 84.8

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