The Nose Themes
Little Words, Big Ideas
Society and Class
In "The Nose," Gogol is making fun of a society that is so obsessed with status that anyone—or anything—with the outward insignia of an important official passes muster. Even something as night...
Brain-twisting question for the win: are you the same person you were yesterday? Are you sure? Well, you might not be in "The Nose." The great paradox of "The Nose" is that identity is both super-s...
"The Nose," like any work of magical realism, does its best to try to blend the supernatural into the normal and expected. Instead of freaking out when they see a nose walking around without a face...
Let's be honest: fear is a great motivator. The fear that you'll fail your Calculus midterm, the fear that your friends won't like your haircut, the fear that your FB status update won't be funny e...
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