The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

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The novel Great Gatsby and the short poem America go great together both describing their views on America during this crazy time period of change. Great Gatsby was written by a man named F Scott Fitzgerald he wrote this book in 1925 during Great gatsby was written by a man named F Scott Fitzgerald he wrote this book in 1925 during the times when the American dream was the same for everyone.The 1920’s were the age of miracles Fitzgerald had said: "it was an age of art, it was an age of excess, and it was an age of satire." Fitzgerald loved to write books about love and greed like his book The Beautiful and Damned and This side of Paradise. Claude Mckay grew up loving writing and making poems. He was known for his during the Harlem Renaissance for voicing his voice on the social injustices. He also is known for two other poems called “If we must Die” and “Harlem Shadows”. Both of these authors wrote during the 1920s and have very similarities of what they had written about during that time period. Fitzgerald focuses more on the rich people and their American lifestyle while Mckay focused on the African American lifestyle during the roaring twenties. F. Scott Fitzgerald and Claude McKay both illustrate [Corruptness] Fitzgerald achieves this purpose through the names of the characters and Claude McKay through language. In The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald uses the names of the characters in the story as a symbol for Corruptness to reveal Fitzgerald 's views on the corruptness of…
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