The Great Gatsby Influence

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In The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, he speculates that the influence of alcohol has concerning effects in various ways throughout the three parties. During all three of the parties there was at least one thing that was influenced by alcohol, even though they were all different, alcohol was the variable. The first party took place at Daisy and Tom’s mansion in The East Egg, Tom was drinking causing himself to be very dominant and violent making the atmosphere very tense, “You did it Tom. I know you didn't mean to but you did do it” (Fitzgerald 12). In the second party at Tom and Myrtle’s apartment in New York, Tom lashes out striking Myrtle in the face causing a nosebleed, “Making a short deft movement, Tom Buchanan broke her nose with

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