Redemption In The Great Gatsby

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Redemption of the Polo Player Redemption is the act of being saved or freed from corrupt evil. In the 1920’s American novel, The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald illustrates a world full of evil and corruption. Few characters in the novel show redeeming qualities or separation from the corrupt society that Fitzgerald depicts. However, one characters redeeming qualities radiate above the rest. Fitzgerald uses Tom Buchanan to illustrate the thought of redeeming qualities in a person who is full of and surrounded by corruption. Tom’s redemption is shown through his abundant yet reserved love for Daisy and his meritorious compassionate treatment of Wilson when Myrtles life is taken before his eyes. Tom Buchanan is described as an egotistic

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