Money Always Talks

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Money Always Talks by Mind Map: Money Always Talks

1. Occassion

1.1. Answer

1.1.1. New York during the summer time.

1.2. Quote(s) from the article that supports your claim

1.2.1. "we came to the mythic Gin Lane. Here, the houses became outright baronial, the driveways elongated and the hedges meticulously clipped."..."Late one afternoon, my daughter and I decided to take a walk to the beach, "

1.3. Explanation

1.3.1. Gin Lane is located in New York and she is walking on the beach so it must be summer time.

2. Action

2.1. Answer

2.1.1. Everything they see is very expensive and there is no way non-wealthy people could buy/afford things marked up that high.

2.2. Quote(s) from the article that supports your claim

2.2.1. "Wending our way through the village, we passed a mouthwatering array of merchandise, store after store serving up pricey children’s clothing (the rise of boutiques that carry $100 nightgowns for little girls is one of the more visible effects of the new Gilded Age) and ingenious coral-shaped cutlery for outdoor entertaining. Much to my daughter’s annoyance, I stopped to purchase two cashmere sweaters at almost $500 a pop,"

2.3. Explanation

2.3.1. Goes back to my answer where no one could buy stuff there besides wealthy people.

3. Points

3.1. Answer

3.1.1. She spend a lot of money.

3.2. Quote(s) from the article that support your claim

3.2.1. I stopped to purchase two cashmere sweaters at almost $500 a pop, which I rationalized would see me through the globally warmed winter ahead.

3.3. Explanation

3.3.1. She doesn't really need to purchase those things for that much money.

4. Speaker

4.1. Daphine Merkin (Author)

4.2. "I happened to stay with my teenage daughter at the rented house of friends in Southampton. The house is located on a quiet, leafy side street on the distinctly wrong end of town. Late one afternoon, my daughter and I decided to take a walk to the beach.."

4.3. She uses 1st person pronouns like "I".

5. Tone

5.1. Answer

5.1.1. Rich wanted to be different

5.2. Quote(s) from the article that supports your claim

5.2.1. "So, as it turns out, Ernest Hemingway was wrong, and F. Scott Fitzgerald was right: The rich are different, not only because they have more money but also because they elicit such an oxymoronic barrage of responses. They’re worse, and they’re better, reviled and adulated. They stir up envy, and they invite respect. Most of all, they make us think we would do better if we had their dough"

5.3. Explanation

5.3.1. She explains why the rich are different and how they act in society.