The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

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F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel, “ The Great Gatsby “, is one of his best work and also one of the very few he wrote in the mid 1920’s. Just by the way he describes it makes it feel like you are in the 1920’s. The novel gives you a real life picture of what the 1920’s were like back then with the gangsters and the illegal actions that are going on. Also with the partying and how the high class lived that is exactly how they were in the 1920’s.

The Great Gatsby” starts off in the 1920’s right after World War 1 was over. It is written in the point of view of a young man named Nick, who just moved there from the west where he learned about the bond business. He ends up moving next to a mysterious man named Gatsby, who has big and awesome parties every weekend. Soon after Nick meets Gatsby and learns that Gatsby is in love with Daisy. Nick starts to be match maker for them and this little love circle starts to grow into a big mess.

Most of the time fictional novel can show us about the era that they are portrayed in. In the novel, F. Scott Fitzgerald shows us just that and more. “The Great Gatsby” gives us a fantastic look into the 1920’s. Most of the characters in the novel are from the Midwest. Like the protagonist, Nick is from Minnesota, Jay Gatsby is from North Dakota, and Daisy is another one that is from Louisville. Fitzgerald is just trying to show us the mindset of the 1920s. That people from the rural background were beginning to move to the

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