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Final Essay About The Great Gatsby

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The Great Gatsby Final Essay In the book “The Great Gatsby” there is many things that people say made Gatsby a great or a not so much of a great person. Gatsby was a great man because he became someone with almost everything anybody could and would want but grew up from with nothing, He made all this money from working jobs that were not so great and people envied him for it even though they did not know what he did, and he was just a very mysterious and many people found that very intriguing about him. person For people that didn’t know who he was when he was younger, they all expect him to be old money and get the money from his parents, but as we learn he made his money by working, good or bad jobs he still made money and he was successful and he was proud of it. The dream that he would be more than he was when he was a child, to have all the riches that a man could have, all the women, cars and houses. “ The truth about Jay Gatsby of West Egg, Long Island, sprang from his platonic conception of himself.(98) .Gatsby’s young life, we are told that it wasn’t the best. He starts with so little being the son of an unsuccessful farmer. He distanced himself from his family because he did not see them as his parents, His imagination refused to see that way..”His parents were shiftless and unsuccessful farm people-his imagination never really accepted them as his parents at all.” (98) As he grew older he had less and wanted to change that so he did. He spent his time on the
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