Analysis Of Gatby In The Great Gatsby

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In the great Gatsby, the whole book revolves around the mystery of this man, Jay Gatsby. All sorts of people are interested in this man for many reasons. This meaning that he is a local celebrity, he has many differences and similarities to modern celebrities. Nick of all people is interested in gatsby, but why so? First of all because no one truly knows gatsby. In a quote in chapter 3 some gossiping guests at Gatsby’s party said "Somebody told me they thought he killed a man once. Oh, no, said the first girl, it couldn't be that, because he was in the American army during the war. As our credulity switched back to her she leaned forward with enthusiasm. You look at him sometimes when he thinks nobody's looking at him. I'll bet he killed…show more content…
People would be interested in a man who gives them free meals and free drinks, especially during the prohibition act. Nick says while describing gatsby’s party in this quote ”moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars”(3.46). In this quote he mentions champagne as one of the abundant elements in the party. This just shows how much alcohol he gives out. People today love to cling to our celebrities. Similarly they would cling to Gatsby. Daisy says in chapter 6 “That huge place THERE?” she cried pointing.‘Do you like it?’’I love it, but I don’t see how you live there all alone.” I keep it always full of interesting people, night and day. People who do interesting things. Celebrated people”(6.97). Gatsby’s house is huge, till the point it made daisy surprised. These days people love to glamor over other people’s belongings. He took out a pile of shirts and began throwing them, one by one before us, shirts of sheer linen and thick silk and fine flannel which lost their folds as they fell and covered the table in many-colored disarray. Daisy also said in a scene,” While we admired he brought more and the soft rich heap mounted higher—shirts with stripes and scrolls and plaids in coral and apple-green and lavender and faint orange with monograms of Indian blue.Suddenly with a strained sound, Daisy bent her head into the shirts and began to cry stormily.‘They’re such beautiful shirts,’ she sobbed,
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