The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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“He’s just a man named Gatsby” (Fitzgerald 48) the people who attended Gatsby’s parties, really did not know who he truly was. The perception of Gatsby from other characters is different from who Gatsby was in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. In order to understand Jay Gatsby, it is important to consider how he thinks about himself and what other people think about him. The truth about Gatsby is the most important point to understand during this book but is hidden be hide his fancy riches. Those are the things that help decide who Gatsby is. The perception of Gatsby by people was very different than who Gatsby really was. The first point is what Gatsby thinks about himself. Everything he did in the book was for Daisy. He also thinks that he can undo then past and everything go back to normal but it can’t. He had a laid out plan on what to do to get Daisy back, he hosted his parties for her and also had Nick help him. “He wants her to see his house and your house is right next door” (79) was said by Jordan in the book. This quote shows the plan they have to meet Daisy. He is somewhat strange and creepy but to himself this is all fine. “I want to wait here till Daisy goes to bed” (145) is said by Gatsby. It shows that he truly loves Daisy and will do a lot for her. To himself, He thinks he is doing the right thing but really it is a little creepy. Others might see these actions as strange and creepy but to Gatsby it was a way to show love to Daisy. To the other
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