Change In The Great Gatsby

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“The Great Gatsby” is a novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald set in the 1920’s and is a recollection of a man named Nick Carraway's memories of the summer he met Jay Gatsby the person he could not judge. Jay Gatsby changed the most throughout the novel because He started the novel as a rich and extravagant man with a mysterious background, but it was revealed that he didn't start his life this way, James Gatz was a seventeen-year-old fisherman on Lake Superior who had big dreams that he thought he never could make a reality. But he adopted a persona that modelled the ideal person through the eyes of a seventeen-year-old, and met his good companion and friend Mr. Dan Cody. But towards the end of the book the window that is Jay Gatsby is shattered…show more content…
Gatsby also experienced the feeling of embarrassment when he revealed to Tom that Daisy loved him instead, but as Tom revealed he knew a lot about Gatsby’s criminal underworld businesses it lead to him getting embarrassed and Daisy getting too excited and his false persona to be shattered in their eyes, “It passed , and he began to talk excitedly to Daisy, denying everything, defending his name against accusations that had not been made, but with every word she was drawing further and further into herself.”(134) This shows us that Gatsby loved Daisy and was willing to do anything to reach
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