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function
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
purpose, job, or natural activity
  • Instead of rambling, this party had preserved a dignified homogeneity, and assumed to itself the function of representing the staid nobility of the country-side — East Egg condescending to West Egg, and carefully on guard against its spectroscopic gayety.
    p. 44.9
function = purpose
There are no more uses of "function" in The Great Gatsby.

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