The Great Gatsby

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The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby, a novel, was written in 1925 by the American author, F. Scott Fitzgerald. F. Scott Fitzgerald was born on September 21, 1940 in St. Paul, Minnesota. While he went to Princeton University, he focused on his writing. He wrote 14 novels and many short stories, The Great Gatsby is his third. The book was published on April 10, 1925 by Charles Scribner’s son. During the first year The Great Gatsby was released, it received mixed reviews and hardly sold. It only sold 20,000 copies. Fitzgerald died of a heart attack in December 21, 1940 at the young age 44. During World War 2, the novel experienced a revival. In 1998, the Modern Library editorial board voted it the 20th century’s best American novel and second best…show more content…
He was seeking to be a bond salesman. He reveals himself as a nonjudgmental man who kept many secrets. He soon travels to the luxurious East Egg to visit his cousin, Daisy Buchanan, and her husband, Tom. Tom is arrogant, abusive, and bold about his affairs. He meets Jordan Baker there. They all have expensive lives unlike Nick. Once Nick leaves the Buchanan’s, He finds Gatsby on his dock staring at a green light across the Sound. One day, Nick goes with Tom to meet Myrtle Wilson, Tom’s mistress. They met at Myrtle’s husband, Mr. Wilson, garage and gas station. Tom, Nick, and Myrtle get invited by some of Myrtle’s friends to come over to get drunk. Myrtle and Tom continue their affairs there. Then Nick gets an invitation to go to one of Gatsby’s huge parties, and he attends. He runs into Jordan Baker there and also the mysterious Gatsby. Jordan soon gets called to the side by Gatsby. He tells her this huge secret that astonishes her. At the end of the night, a wreck happens and one of the wheels fall off. As the Summer unfolds, Gatsby and Nick become really good friends, and Nick and Jordan see each other often. Then Nick learns that Gatsby is in love with Daisy Buchanan. Nick soon reunites Gatsby and Daisy when he invites Daisy over for tea. Daisy and Gatsby were embarrassed at first, but when Nick got back from the store, you couldn’t separate them. They start an affair. Then Gatsby…show more content…
So Gatsby, Nick, Jordan, and the Buchanan’s have lunch on the hottest days of the year. During lunch, Tom notices the connection between Daisy and Gatsby. Daisy gets upset and suggest that they all go to town. Tom, Jordan, and Nick go in Gatsby’s yellow car, and Gatsby and Daisy go in Tom’s blue car. Tom stops at Mr. Wilson’s garage to fill up his gas tank. Myrtle sees Jordan in the passenger seat and mistakes her for Tom’s wife. Tom finds out that Mr. Wilson and Myrtle are leaving town because Myrtle has been cheating. Tom’s wife and mistress have been taken

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