Great Gatsby

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  • The Great Gatsby Alcoholism

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    which hindered him from concentrating on his job. Like the author, Gatsby also experienced many challenges from alcoholism, despite the existing legislation against alcohol during that time. The effects of alcoholism on Gatsby were evident in many bad things that happened after drinking. For instance, Gatsby argues with Tom in the hotel suite after drinking, thus making him lose Daisy. Tom also breaks the nose of Myrtle due to the influence of alcohol (Fitzgerald 87). Critical analysis of the two

  • Symbolism In The Great Gatsby

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    The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald in subject, is about an American bootlegger who nourishes an adolescent dream about a golden girl he can’t have. The novel should be considered a literary merit because it is accessible; because of its literary devices, including symbolism and themes; because it affords an extensive study on point of view; and because Fitzgerald’s style and prose is vivid and hauntingly beautiful. One important factor of the The Great Gatsby is that it is accessible to all

  • Symbolism In The Great Gatsby

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    Gatsby was a man who went through great lengths in order to bring back the love he still has with Daisy. But unfortunately because Daisy is a woman of riches, she only loves those based on wealth, and this comes to ruin Gatsby. She is nothing but a fool who gives her heart out to those who may supply her with more materialistic goods. Gatsby spent many resources on trying to get into the upper class while in the pursuit of Daisy. The huge parties Gatsby had been throwing were made

  • The Great Gatsby Tom Buchanan Character Analysis

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    rich or famous. It is about things much simpler and more fundamental than that” Marco Rubio. Tom Buchanan strives for his ideal image of the American Dream: the perfect job, the perfect house, and the perfect family in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. From the outside perspective it may look like he has fulfilled this dream. But in reality, his life is deeply flawed. Toms failure of not achieving his goals is due to the moral decay in his social life, the death of his mistress Myrtle, and his

  • Symbolism In The Great Gatsby

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    The Great Gatsby is one of the best novels which were written by Frank Scott Fitzgerald. In Fitzgerald´s book we realize that despite the past, everybody can become famous and rich if he will meet the right person. In this book he describes importance behavior of human life: romantic love, the relevance of money, importance of friendship and the worth of social classes through Nick´s views. All these symbols and attitudes to life make the style of the life. Every major character´s aims are displayed

  • Symbolism In The Great Gatsby

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    The song, “We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off” Jermaine Stewart symbolizes Gatsby and Daisy’s relationship throughout the novel The Great Gatsby. When Jermaine sings, “We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time, oh, no. We could dance & party all night and drink some cherry wine, oh, oh,” it symbolizes how Gatsby was at his own parties. His sole purpose of having the parties was to meet Daisy, and he wouldn’t dance and have a good time unless it was with Daisy. In the song Jermaine

  • Symbolism In The Great Gatsby

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    draws to a close, including F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby. There are many ways to bring a book to an end and all bore significance. Fitzgerald brings his novel to a striking conclusion with symbolism leaving the reader feeling Nick’s sense of loss and hopelessness. The author powerfully ends his book with symbolism of the concept of the American dream by highlighting Gatsby’s inability to reach his green light in the end. Gatsby made desperate attempts to get back a past love and ended

  • Money In The Great Gatsby

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    How does The Great Gatsby get his Money? Before the story told us about how Gatsby got his money I already knew. There were hints along the whole story. For nobody knew who Gatsby really was. For somebody to have as much money as Gatsby, everyone should have known who he was. However, they didn’t so they just assumed who his was. Some people’s assumptions were pretty farfetched calling him a prince and other such things. Since Gatsby hides his identity he must have been doing something crooked.

  • Corruption In The Great Gatsby

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    In the book, Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald explores multiple themes throughout the story. One theme in particular that stands out the most is the corruption of the American Dream. The concept of the American Dream is that anyone can be very successful as long they work and hard and use their skills and knowledge. Fitzgerald focuses on the corruption and the problems of the American Dream that the characters face. The time period in which people would the anything to reach the “American Dream”. It is commonly

  • Why Is The Great Gatsby Not So Great

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    Why The Great Gatsby Is Not so Great In the book The Great Gatsby, written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, why does the main character, Jay Gatz, claim the title of being great? The Great Gatsby is set in the early 1920’s in New York City in two areas known as East Egg and West Egg. Jay Gatz, widely recognized by the name Gatsby, lives in West Egg in a mansion where he hosts parties hoping that one day his true love, Daisy Buchanan would attend. However, Gatsby becomes untrustworthy as he lies to his party