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    In the novel, The Great Gatsby, Gatsby is seen as a mysterious character that’s not called great or bad. The Great Gatsby takes place in the 1920’s during the “roaring twenties” or called as the “Jazz Age”, a period ending the Great Depression and an era where jazz and dancing become trendy. Gatsby does not seem to be fit to be called “great”, instead he is fit for being called a determined man. Some may not call Gatsby “great” because of his lies and some will call him “great” because he is a man

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    In the book, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Nick calls Jay Gatsby “great” because that is how Nick and a bunch of other people see him. Everyone seems to know the name Jay Gatsby. Jay Gatsby lives a life that about anyone would want to live in, because he has a lot of money, and before his death wins back the girl of his dreams. But there are also some ways where Gatsby is not so “great.” Jay Gatsby is “great” in a couple of different ways. Jay is one of the most richest people in West

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    house next to the mansion of an unconventional millionaire. Every Saturday, Gatsby throws a party at his mansion and all the great and the good of the young fashionable world come to marvel at his luxuriousness Despite his rich lifestyle, Gatsby is unhappy and Nick finds out why. Long ago, Gatsby fell in love with a young girl, Daisy. Although she has always loved Gatsby, she is currently married to Tom Buchanan. Gatsby asks Nick to help him meet Daisy once more, and Nick finally agrees arranging

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    In chapter 3 of The Great Gatsby Nick is invited to one of Gatsby’s extravagant parties. He arrives only to find he doesn’t know where Gatsby is, and then he runs into Jordan Baker. Together they set off to find Gatsby and they head to the library where they find “Owl Eyes”, a drunken man trying to get sober. After talking to “Owl Eyes” for awhile they head outside again where Nick unknowingly starts a conversation with Gatsby. After revealing himself, Gatsby tells Jordan that he would like to speak

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    The Great Gatsby Paper The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, is told from the perspective of one of the main characters, Nick Carraway. Nick tells the story of a man named Jay Gatsby, who is his neighbor in the West Egg. Fitzgerald portrays Gatsby as a man who everyone wants to know and copy but deep down are very envious of him. Gatsby trusts few people and those whom he trusts know his life story. To everyone else, he is a mystery. Everyone seems obsessed with Jay Gatsby. For this reason

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    few are in, because one must be born into it. Therefore in The Great Gatsby, by F-Scott

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    "I glanced seaward – and distinguished nothing except a single green light" Possibly F. Scott Fitzgerald's masterpiece, The Great Gatsby is not just a magnificent story, but a lesson of society's flaws during the roaring 1920's. Fitzgerald's story creates an atmosphere of superficiality, dissatisfaction and dishonesty by the description of each character. With the economical growth, and the immoral society of the 1920’s ultimately brought corruption to desire of the American Dream and the chance

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    The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby is too concerned with conveying a picture of 1920s American society to have relevance to modern readers. From what you have read of the novel so far and using relevant contextual information, give your response to the above view. The USA in the 1920s is remembered as the ‘Roaring Twenties’, an age of new life, of hedonism and opportunity following the horrors the Great War. The decade is synonymous with wealth, materialism and unprecedented freedom. F. Scott

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    "'Her voice is full of money,' [Gatsby] said suddenly. That was it. I'd never understood before. It was full of money- that was the inexhaustible charm that rose and fell in it, the jingle of it, the cymbals' song of it...High in a white palace the king's daughter, the golden girl" (127). This jarring reference to the intoxicating allure Daisy Buchanan holds over Jay Gatsby is the essence of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. Gatsby, throughout the novel, is utterly infatuated with Daisy in

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    authors go through an equal amount of amazing and insulting critiques on each of their works. Some critics think that Fitzgerald’s books like The Great Gatsby, The Diamond as Big as the Ritz and others are absolutely brilliant; other critics have opposite opinions. While some reviewers may find Fitzgerald’s novels and short stories, absurd or “anything but great” (Garber, “To Its Earliest”) others praise him for his mystical storylines and glamorous characters. Although authors have some works with better

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