F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby Essay

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The Great Gatsby was written by F. Scott Fitzgerald. “In the years immediately after the completion of The Great Gatsby Fitzgerald was unable to provide his art with any such endorsement” (Collins). Fitzgerald was unable to get his book published because of insufficient funds. According to Harris, “F Scott Fitzgerald wrote his greatest novel in France in 1924, having exiled himself in order to get some work done” (Harris). The best novel Fitzgerald has written he wrote when he was in France. According to Kenneth, “The hard work was the eleven stories and articles Fitzgerald wrote in six months to get himself out of debt after the failure of The Vegetable.”(Kenneth). F. Scott Fitzgerald was a very hardworking author when his book The…show more content…
People were not invited—they went there (45).” Nick got an actual invitation to Gatsby’s party and he is probably the only person who has ever gotten an invitation. Gatsby invited Nick because he wanted to get close to him. He knew that Nick would be his easiest access to Daisy once they got to know each other. Gatsby used Nick because he knew that Daisy was his cousin and he wanted to see her. “Nick’s cottage becomes the site of Gatsby’s reunion with Daisy. The material world seems to re-cede as Gatsby “revalued everything in his house according to the measure of response it drew from her well-loved eyes.” The once cavernous mansion, familiar only when filled with strangers, grows curiously intimate as the lovers wander through its rooms (Doreski).” Gatsby and Daisy seemed to get back to where they left off really quickly. Also Gatsby was just as in love with her as he had been before. Daisy and Gatsby had loved each other way before she ever met her husband Tom Buchanan. She never fell out of love with Gatsby, but she settled for Tom because she thought Gatsby was never coming back after he left for war. Gatsby plays the main part in the book even though it is a narrative told by Nick. According to Doreski, “Gatsby physically and spiritually dominates the second stage of Nick’s narrative, in which it is confirmed, as Gatsby knew, that he and Nick were in “ecstatic cahoots” all along” (Dorski). Gatsby plays
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