The Great Gatsby

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  • Color In The Great Gatsby

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    blue” or when someone is mad their face turns red giving that color the association with anger. Political status even uses color to represent each party, one is usually either a blue democrat or red republican. In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel, “The Great Gatsby” color plays a significant role throughout the story symbolizing emotions and social rankings. Colors such as green representing hope and money, grey portraying hopelessness and low class along with discontent, and yellow exemplifies low class

  • Analysis : The Great Gatsby

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    The Great Gatsby Essay The Great Gatsby Essay “Heroes and heroines don't commit adultery” said American author Leigh Michaels Bridge: This is a truth that is found in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, novel full of unlikable characters, two of which are unhappily married women having affairs. The Great Gatsby is about a guy named James Gatsby. He buys a house in front of a woman named Daisy. He throws parties hopping she will come over but never does. It's a person named Nick that helps him

  • The Great Gatsby Analysis

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    Although the timeline is kept vague in The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald makes it clear that his work of art is based in the early 1920’s between World War I and the Prohibition. This was a transitional period in the United States. America changed after the war and as a result, so did life. The idea of the perfect life fluctuated as troops began flooding back to the United States, migrating to cities, picking up jobs, and buying houses for their new or planned families. The economy was booming

  • Symbolism In The Great Gatsby

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    that has a deep effect on the story. Symbols can be an object, a character, an animal, a color, etc. Being a great writer, Fitzgerald has used symbols in a very effective manner. In Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby has been in love with Daisy for a quite long time. While he was at the war, she marries a rude yet a rich guy named Tom Buchanan. Desiring to win her back, Gatsby transmutes himself into a wealthy person. He conducts parties every weekend hoping to see her there. Finally

  • Irresponsibility in the Great Gatsby

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    Irresponsible relationships(Great Gatsby) A responsible marriage is when both sides of the relationship take responsibility for their actions, for one another and most importantly are not having affairs with others. When there is lack of responsibility, things are at risk to be destroyed or lost. In the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald all of the marriages fail to show any signs of responsibility through their actions. We see three main relationships throughout the novel that

  • The Great Gatsby Analysis

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    Leyana Lopez Period: 004 12-08-17 The Great Gatsby Have you ever felt hopeless? In the novel, The Great Gatsby, written by F. Scott Fitzgerald we visit a place called the Valley of Ashes. The Valley of Ashes was a symbol of sin, hopelessness, and despair. Every time we are placed in that part of town, nothing but bad comes from it. Negativity in The Valley includes adultery, domestic abuse, theft, murder, poverty… all are seen in The Valley. Nick actually meets Tom’s mistress there as well, they

  • Symbols In The Great Gatsby

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    In the book “The Great Gatsby” many important and obvious topics are spoken on such as wealth and neglect. Though there are many worthwhile topics in the novel the symbols in this novel will be spoken on. This is because F. Scott Fitzgerald uses many different and profound symbols in his books but this is especially true in his novel, “The Great Gatsby” with such symbols as the valley of ashes, The green light, Doctor T. J. Eckleburg’s eyes, Colors as whole, Cars, and Gatsby’s name change. First

  • Corruption In The Great Gatsby

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    lifestyle which boosted the decay of the American Dream and Society. Where people could care less about the true meaning of American Dream which is about freedom, hard work and prosperity; instead, people had begun to care a great deal about social status. In addition, The Great Gatsby, which is set in the heart of the “roaring twenties”, where F. Scott Fitzgerald ties his thoughts and his life experience of this damaging effect on the people into his book. Using the main characters he shows us how the

  • The Great Gatsby Analysis

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    A main event in The Great Gatsby occurred at the end when Gatsby was found dead in his pool at his luxurious mansion. However, his murder was not solely the responsibility of the person who committed the crime. Many characters in the novel contributed to Gatsby’s final downfall into the pool. The responsibility of Gatsby’s murder was divided between the obvious killer, the sly betrayer, the guilty initiator, and the dead man himself. A big part of responsibility for Gatsby’s murder lies with the

  • The Great Gatsby Analysis

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    The Path Less Traveled In 1929 a dismal period began in the United States known as The Great Depression. This period was the product of people investing in stocks only for the market to crash leaving them with nothing. Although stocks are non-tangible they draw people to them in hope of easy wealth. In The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, The East and West represent the contrast of established wealth versus hard work and dedication. The established wealth of the East exhibit contentment with