The Great Gatsby

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The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald was born on September 24, 1896 and died on December 21, 1940 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He was known as one of the greatest american writers of the 20th century. The Great Gatsby was one of his most notable works. When his two siblings died Fitzgerald said that's when he really became a writer. So in 1937 he moved to Hollywood he made most of his income by writing short stories. During that time he also started getting into film industry. Fitzgerald battled with alcoholism he had been an alcoholic since his college days. He had became famous by his heavy drinking it left him in poor health. Fitzgerald said he had contracted tuberculosis but people say he just said that to cover up his drinking habits. In…show more content…
There's a guy named Nick Carraway he's going to New York to learn the bond business. Nick goes to visit his cousin Daisy for dinner. When he gets to her house he meets Daisy's husband Tom Buchanan. Tom is a buff, tall, stout kind of guy. He was a football player. While they were at dinner Tom kept getting a phone call. It was from his mistress named Myrtle. Daisy knew about the affair and she didn't do anything about it. While Nick was in New York he met a man named Jay Gatsby. Gatsby is a charming handsome rich young man. He's Daisy's old boyfriend and he's still in love with Daisy. He throws these huge parties hoping that Daisy would come to one. Everybody in town comes to his parties his parties are widely known. He does all that just to get Daisy. But He finds out that Nick is Daisy's cousin and he gets Nick to invite Daisy over to his house. So they can reunite again. When they were at Nick's house Daisy and Gatsby meet again and they begin an affair. One day Daisy invites Nick and Gatsby over for tea. While they were sitting down for tea Gatsby tries to get Daisy to tell Tom that she never loved him and that she loved him. But she couldn't tell him because she loved both of them. So Gatsby and Tom got into a argument and Tom revealed that Gatsby was a bootlegger. Daisy was shocked about that and she no longer was in love with Gatsby. Tom let Gatsby take daisy home and tom took the rest of them

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