The Great Gatsby

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Jay Gatsby | idealistic and unrealistic | Gatsby's love obsession with Daisy drives him to great ends in which to earn her requited love. | Daisy Buchanan | Self-centered, immoral | Perhaps Daisy did not have any consequences because she never had any real attachment to anything in her life, only instant gratification and material pursuits to ease her boredom with life. | Tom Buchanan | hypocritical, and arrogant | Tom does not suffer any real consequences | Jordan Baker | her self-centered, cynic and dishonest attributes. | Jordan finds herself living a fast-paced and lurid lifestyle, with no prospects for finding a deeper meaning to life. | Myrtle Wilson | Desperate to improve her boring and poor quality of…show more content…
The Automobile This was the invention of an affordable car with a combustion engine. Henry Ford created his with the Model-T car. This invention not only improved transportation, but also gave the US the economic boost that made the Roaring20’s so prosperous. Jobs were provided in automobile factories as well as road construction Characters in the plot change a lot and a lot of things happen in this story for instance Gatsby’s parties were so lavish and over the top that it seemed to hide what was really going on during the 1920s. People cared more about money and material objects than morals and integrity. If you agree with the statement, you could mention how his parties seemed very enjoyable and therefore masked the corruption. If you disagree, you could say that the guests' morality problems were apparent during the parties Gatsby's parties are not doing justice to the history of the time because the author makes it seem like there werent any problems during that time. Gatsby’s splendor masks the broken world its like he’s trying to cover it up by pretending everything is ok when it’s not what he’s doing is actually illegal he’s pretending - which is like his life, he’s pretending to be someone he is not trying to reach something he can’t reach trying to fix something that can’t be fixed. This story has an interesting twist to it and lots of things

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