Gatby Movie Analysis : The Situational Gatsby

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The Situational Gatsby Has anyone ever thought why Gatsby has so many situations to overcome? In The Great Gatsby directed by Baz Luhrmann, Jay Gatsby is the main character. Gatsby is a bootlegger who was and still is in love with Daisy Buchanan. Gatsby met Daisy when he was poor, and before he went to war. Daisy did not wait for Gatsby to get back from war and married a rich man named Tom Buchanan. However, Daisy has still loved Gatsby while she was with Tom for the 5 years she and Gatsby were separated. Nick is Daisy’s cousin and Gatsby’s best friend. Nick is the narrator of the movie and also one of the only people who know about Tom’s mistress Myrtle Wilson, who is married to George Wilson, the man who killed Gatsby in the end. Gatsby created many situations to try and meet Daisy again after he became rich. By creating massive parties, hoping she would just walk in. When that did not work, he used Nick to help him meet Daisy again. Baz Luhrmann uses The Great Gatsby to portray situational archetypes the non traditional way creating chaos and an anti hero of the movie. The archetypal theory was created by Carl Jung who was a student of Sigmund Freud. Jung used Freud’s early work and made it into his own just to create the archetypal theory. The idea of this theory is to break into one’s unconscious mind. Freud’s early work suggested sexual urges were behind the unconscious mind, however Jung Strongly disagreed. He developed more onto Freud’s theory creating it his own,

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