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    Jay Gatsby

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    The novel, The Great Gatsby focuses on one of the focal characters, James Gatz, also known as Jay Gatsby. He grew up in North Dakota to a family of poor farm people and as he matured, eventually worked for a wealthy man named Dan Cody. As Gatsby is taken under Cody’s wing, he gains more than even he bargained for. He comes across a large sum of money, however ends up getting tricked out of ‘inheriting’ it. After these obstacles, he finds a new way to earn his money, even though it means bending the

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    Jay Gatsby Selfish

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    to Mr. Jay Gatsby, from the famous book, The Great Gatsby. This book was written in the 1920’s, with the narration of Nick Carraway, who met Jay Gatsby and became fairly close to him. Nick lived in East Egg neighboring Mr. Jay Gatsby. Living across the bay in West Egg was, Daisy and Tom Buchanan. Nick is learning how to be non-judgemental toward others, however, with whom he gets along with, they too were privileged. But not Jay Gatsby. In The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jay Gatsby is known

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    The Death Of Jay Gatsby

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    Perhaps one of the most iconic scenes in The Great Gatsby is where the titular character, Jay Gatsby, or James Gatz as he was first known as, meets his untimely end. To understand the nature of Gatsby’s death, first you must know the circumstances that precede it. Myrtle, Mr. Wilson’s wife, was run over by Gatsby’s car, which Daisy was driving. Driven by vengeance and the mistaken belief that Gatsby had killed Myrtle, Mr. Wilson proceeded to murder Gatsby and then himself. While miscommunication is often

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    Jay Gatsby Thesis

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    Jay Gatsby is a thirty years old millionaire, who spent his childhood on a rural Farm in North Dakota. He despised poverty and dreamed to become a very rich and sophistication gentleman. Jay left his family’s farm at about 17 to go to St. Olaf’s College but shortly dropped out because he could not bear to be janitor anymore even though it was paying for his tuition. At first we had no clue how Gatsby got his money it was not specified for us for quite a few chapters until nick and Jay went to lunch

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    Jay Gatsby Decay

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    Throughout the book The Great Gatsby which portrays the luxury and glamour of the 1920’s as well as the opposite where it is an era of materialism and moral decay, Jay Gatsby encompases it all. At first he is a mystery, an enigma shaded by flashing lights and the upper class, the mysterious gentleman who holds elaborate parties and is only known as Gatsby. As the story progresses he is come to be known as Jay Gatsby a man deeply infatuated with the idea of Ms. Daisy Buchanan, come from a bootleg

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    Is Jay Gatsby A Hero

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    Gatsby hero or not? In the 1920s, one famous writer with the name of F. Scott Fitzgerald told and wrote countless of stories involving characters who can lie through their teeth and characters who can love. In the novel The Great Gatsby it contains small pieces of the author's past and he gives small gestures that will tie into what Fitzgerald did in his life as a young adult and it will transfer to the characteristics of Jay Gatsby. This famous piece of literature takes place in Long Island right

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    Jay Gatsby Analysis

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    While Jay Gatsby was a man of mystery he was also one consumed with superficiality. We do not know much about him until we delve deeper into his background and how it affected him his whole life. Growing up in poverty inclined him to view a wealthy lifestyle with hungry eyes, willing to do anything to achieve it, not thinking twice about the consequences. Wealth was one of many goals Jay Gatsby set in his lifetime, but it was not the most important one. Daisy Buchanan was his last goal and his longest

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    Eulogy Of Jay Gatsby

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    known as Jay Gatsby. When I first moved here to West Egg a few years ago I quickly took notice of Jay and was determined to find out more about him. To my own surprise, Gatsby grew on me and as time progressed our friendship prospered. You see, Gatsby was different from the people of West Egg, he was better and he deserved better than what he got. He also threw the most outstanding parties in history. {chuckles lightly} Day by day, my respect for this extraordinary man grew and grew stronger. Jay had

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    Who Is Jay Gatsby

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    Jay Gatsby is the main character in the book "The Great Gatsby". Even though the reader do not know much about him. He is a mysterious guy who throws extravagant parties to attract his long lost love Daisy. During most of the story his personality, character, and background is untold to the readers. But during chapter 6 there is a in depth flashback of Gatsby past and the readers lean about him and why he is who he is. "James Gatz, that was really, or at least legally, his name" page 98. We learned

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    If you're looking at that list and thinking, Sweet!, you're in luck. Published in 1925, The Great Gatsby is set in New York City and Long Island during the Prohibition era (remember, the Prohibition era was a time in which alcohol was illegal, no matter how old you were – yowsa). Flappers? It's got them. Parties? You bet? Cool cars? Absolutely—but more on that in a minute. The problem is, author F. Scott Fitzgerald didn't see the Jazz Age as all about hip music and sparkly clothes. He associated

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