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McTeague by Frank Norris is a captivating and thought-provoking novel that explores the dark side of human nature. The story follows the life of McTeague, a simple and naive dentist who becomes entangled in a web of greed, jealousy, and violence.

What makes this novel so compelling is its raw and unflinching portrayal of human behavior. Norris delves deep into the psyche of his characters, revealing their deepest desires and fears. The result is a story that is both shocking and heartbreaking, as we witness the characters' descent into madness and obsession.

The novel is also rich in symbolism and social commentary. Norris uses elements such as the setting of turn-of-the-century San Francisco and the motif of teeth to explore themes of class struggle, materialism, and the destructive power of greed. These layers of meaning add depth and complexity to the story, making it a truly unforgettable read.

Overall, McTeague is a masterpiece of American literature that deserves to be read and studied. It is a haunting and powerful story that will stay with you long after you have finished reading it.

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McTeague is a simple dentist who becomes infatuated with Trina, the cousin of his friend Marcus. Trina then buys a winning lottery ticket worth $5,000, and McTeague announces his plans to marry her. But their marriage quickly falls apart as greed consumes them both, and Marcus' jealousy toward McTeague boils over.

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