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Dos Passos

John (Roderigo). 1896--1970, US novelist of the Lost Generation; author of Three Soldiers (1921), Manhattan Transfer (1925), and the trilogy USA. (1930--36)
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The analysis of Three Soldiers, for instance, is premised on the idea that Dos Passos regarded service as an ambulance driver as less manly than if he had been a combatant; as a result, the novel's main character John Andrews undergoes that same sense of humiliation and emasculation.
Ao compararmos o delta com a media de passos na EFI, percebemos que a EFI colabora com praticamente a metade dos passos do delta dos meninos.
Acerca da influencia do sexo na adequacao dos passos, pesquisa em Pelotas--RS, que investigou frequencia de habitos saudaveis de alimentacao em adultos e idosos, encontrou predominio de adesao pelas mulheres (21), semelhante a este trabalho, em que o sexo feminino seguia mais passos que o masculino.
Caption: From left: Gweyn Brown, Vania Christian dos Passos and Rachel Christian dos Passos
106 Columbia Heights, home of John Dos Passos in the late 1920s.
"[I]l mondo [dei] desideri primordiali" (121) di Anderson ritorna nell' "esaltazione dionisiaca dei sensi e della corporeita" (122) propria anche di Pavese, e "[s]peranza e sconfitta[,] [ossia] le antinomie dell'America moderna" (132), sono rappresentate da Dos Passos e Dreiser, ma si ritrovano anche nel destino dell'avventuriero pavesiano.
Dos Passos was, in fact, one of the most influential writers of his day--Jean-Paul Sartre deemed him "the greatest writer of our time"--a stylistic tour de force whose writing incorporated cinematic and journalistic techniques, montage and collage, and the stream-of-consciousness narrative imported from Europe in difficult, influential works like Marcel Proust's Remembrance of Things Past (1913--1927) and James Joyce's Ulysses (1922).
John Dos Passos was a very popular writer who seemed to be born at the right time; he was young enough to absorb important new trends, but he was mature enough to use these trends judiciously.
Early Hairstreak, listed as vulnerable by the Xerces Society, is often considered one of the most uncommon and elusive butterflies in the eastern US (Hyatt and Watson 1988; Klots and dos Passos 1981; Nielsen 1973; Scott 1986; Vaughn and Shepherd 2005).
This template, he claims, was echoed by both Gertrude Stein in The Making of Americans (1925) and John Dos Passos in the U.S.A.
The main narrative surrounds the central couple bonding as they chronicle the heroic struggle of anti-fascists in Spain, where they're joined by writer John Dos Passos (a squandered David Strathairn), among others.