• Isolation in the Great Gatsby
    Hundreds of people are gathered around dancing, drinking, and having a good time. People are causally talking and laughing. Men and women from all around are having the “time of their life.” However, the lifestyle of the city, money, and connections don’t always create fulfilled, happy lives....
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  • Great Gatsby Notes
    Themes in Gatsby Task: Look on the website link and select a few of the key quotes that go with each theme below. Religion The fact that religion is absent among the upper echelons of society suggests that a moral standard might also be absent – as much is borne out by characte...
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  • Great Gatsby Symbolism
    What is unknown is often talked about as being mysterious, perhaps even ominous. Naturally, many people become curious and want to find out what lurks about in the dark and be able to say that they know what others do not. In F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel, The Great Gatsby, the main character, Jay Gat...
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  • Great Gatsby and the Influence of Money and Greed on Characters
    Money and corruption in F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" During the time in our country's history called the roaring twenties, society had a new obsession, money. Just shortly after the great depression, people's focus now fell on wealth and success in the economic realm. Many Americans wo...
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  • The Great Gatsby as a Criticism of American Society
    The Great Gatsby as a Criticism of American Society In the novel The Great Gatsby, author F. Scott Fitzgerald criticizes American society through the eyes of his narrator Nick Caraway, as he watches the downfall and pathetic lives of what most consider achievers of the American Dream. Fitzger...
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  • Great Gatsby
    The girl is dressed in white and “laughed, an absurd, charming little laugh…” (13). She comes from wealth and resides in a gorgeous mansion with her husband and daughter. From the outside her life defines perfection; she has money, success and love. White is a color that constantly shadows her...
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  • Loneliness in the Great Gatsby
    Throughout F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, the unfortunate reality of loneliness consumes the lives of the majority of the characters. The time period portrayed in this novel, the 1920’s, had brought about several changes for people. It was highly common for large groups of people to joi...
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  • “the Great Gatsby Is a Story of Infatuation and Disenchantment”. How Far and in What Ways Do You Agree with This View of the Great Gatsby and One Other Novel You Have Read.
    “The Great Gatsby is a story of infatuation and disenchantment”. How far and in what ways do you agree with this view of The Great Gatsby and one other novel you have read. The Great Gatsby is a novel that, superficially, seems like the tragic story of infatuation and misunderstanding. Howeve...
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  • Comparison Between Great Gatsby and of Mice and Men
    Carlos Perez May 14, 2012 Ms. Clarke Period 2 English The Great Gatsby vs. Of Mice and Men The Great Gatsby and Of Mice and Men are two dynamic works of literature that depict and scrutinize the aspects of the American Dream during two very idiosyncratic time pe...
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  • The Great Gatsby Seminar
    Discussion Questions for the Seminar 1. Do you think the eyes of Dr. TJ Euckelburg were included specifically for one particular character in The Great Gatsby based on their thoughts, actions, etc.? 2. How do Nick’s qualities as a character affect his narration? 3. How exactly does Gat...
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  • The Great Gatsby, Their Eyes Were Watching God, and Grapes of Wrath
    Society expects people to fall in love. That is, society expects people to find a life partner, get married, and have children. Those who do not follow the pattern are generally seen as hermits who sit in their houses with multiple forms of pets to keep them company. This burden life throws at human...
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  • Great Gatsby
    byThe Great Gatsby Objects/Places: Yale University: Both Tom Buchanan and Nick Carraway went to school here in the East while Gatsby claims he went to Oxford University in England. West Egg: This is the west side of Long Island where Nick and Gatsby live. Although a wealthy area, it is the less...
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  • Great Gatsby Analysis
    Smithley Vil Mr.Haughey World Literature 10 October 2012 Gatsby Analysis Isolation is a significant and recurring theme throughout the novel “The Great Gatsby”, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, that has had a great impact on its characters. A few in particular are Nick Carraway, Daisy Buchanan,...
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  • The Great Gatsby & Enduring Love Comparative Essay ‘Obsessive Love Has the Capacity to Drive a Person to Insanity, Leading to Irrational Behaviour, Alienation and Despair’ Compare and Contrast the Ways Mcewan and
    The Great Gatsby & Enduring Love ‘Obsessive love has the capacity to drive a person to insanity, leading to irrational behaviour, alienation and despair’ Compare and contrast the ways McEwan and Fitzgerald present the complexities of human love in light of this comment. F. Scott Fitzger...
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  • Great Gatsby and the Catcher in the Re Analysi
    ‘Compare and contrast the imagery of highly visible forms of wastefulness and excess in the works of your two authors. What moral portrait of early twentieth century America/Britain are they putting forward through the use of this literary technique?’ The Great Gatsby was written by F.Scott Fit...
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  • The Great Gatsby Argument Essay
    Viren Kumar Mrs. Parato AP Language and Composition March 2, 2013 Society’s Shadow Goals, objectives, targets, and ambitions are incentives that drive one to emerge from their comfort zone. Each individual, rich or poor, isolated or active, normal or abnormal, has a way to communicate w...
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  • An Annotated Critical Bibliography of the Great Gatsby
    An Annotated Critical Bibliography of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gastby Pauly, Thomas H. Gatsby as Gangster. Studies in American Fiction, vol. 21 no. 2, 1993. Thomas H. Pauly, after an evidently thorough examination of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, is convinced that Jay...
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  • ‘F Scott Fitzgerald’s Characters Are Materially Wealthy but Morally Bankrupt.’ the Great Gatsby and the Diamond as Big as the Ritz
    ‘The Great Gatsby’ is a novel about a man, who tries to make it rich by following the American Dream to pursue the love of his life. ‘A Diamond as Big as the Ritz’ also has the themes of wealthy and immorality however the story is a fantasy of a hidden location. Nick Carraway and John Unger,...
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  • Great Gatsby and Drink
    Four Guys and a Drunken Lady: The Great Gatsby and Drink Niallan Collier Myler Wilkinson English 111 12 April 2013 F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote himself into much of his work and many of the noted symbols and patterns that appear in The Great Gatsby are based on Fitzgerald's own experien...
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  • The Disillusionment of American Dream in Great Gatsby and Tender Is the Night
    The disillusionment of American dream in the Great Gatsby and Tender is the night Chapter I Introduction F. Scott Fitzgerald is the spokesman of the Jazz Age and is also one of the greatest novelists in the 20th century. His novels mainly deal with the theme of the disillusionment...
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