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    Analysis of Jay Gatsby 1. Jay Gatsby is a young man‚ around thirty years old‚ who rose from an impoverished childhood in rural North Dakota to become amazingly wealthy. However‚ he achieved this lofty goal by participating in organized crime‚ including distributing illegal alcohol and trading in stolen securities. 2. From his early youth‚ Gatsby despised poverty and longed for wealth and sophistication. 3. Though Gatsby has always wanted to be rich‚ his main motivation in acquiring his fortune

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    Jessica Lennox January 30‚ 2013 Reading Literature 121E Mrs. Ford The Green Light vs. The Green Life “Gatsby believed in the green light‚ the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us…” (180) James Gatz‚ the protagonist of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby‚ believes in the past and fantasy; these beliefs result in his death‚ making him a tragic hero. To resolve his internal conflicts‚ he constructs a new lifestyle with a new identity‚ a new look‚ and a new wallet‚ big enough

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    Jay Gatsby Jay Gatsby‚ the main character in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel‚ The Great Gatsby‚ is a materialistic man‚ trying to live out the American Dream in the 1920’s. But‚ his way of life does not get him the woman of his dreams‚ and eventually leads to his death. He is an extremely wealthy man‚ but despite all of his money‚ is very lonely. Although he never gets the woman he wants‚ Gatsby was a dreamer. He was motivated to reinvent himself and buy his way through life‚ with a dream to recreate

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    If you are looking for a way to kill the American Dream‚ you should call a man named Jay Gatsby of West Egg‚ Long Island‚ New York. I think he’s found it. Jay Gatsby is a wealthy man who lives in one of the ¨Eggs¨ in New York. Jay Gatsby’s real name is James Gatz‚ and was originally born in North Dakota on a farm. While he was a young boy he had always thought that he was meant to become something more than a farmer from North Dakota. Because of this he leaves his home and meets a man named Dan Cody

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    Eng. 116 TR 9:30-10:50 “Character Analysis” Jay Gatsby Jay Gatsby in “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald is one of the most interesting males in fictional literature‚ even though he is not a dynamic and changing character during the novel. In fact‚ Jay Gatsby has changed little since he was a teenager. He was born as James Gatz to poor farmers in North Dakota and he decided at an early age that he wanted more out of life than North Dakota could offer. He leaves home to find excitement and

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    Jay Gatsby‚ otherwise known as James Gatz‚ (Fitzgerald 9899) is the definition of larger than life. He is the type of person that has a cool‚ calm‚ and collective personality that everyone wants to be around. Gatsby has an elegance about him that everyone craves to have. He has his own swagger‚ and more money than anyone could ask for. It seemed as if it was impossible for Jay to die‚ but he did. George Wilson shot him. Even though Gatsby died from Wilson’s bullet (Fitzgerald 161162)‚ he created

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    In the novel The Great Gatsby‚ written by F. Scott Fitzgerald he explains to the reader in a distinctive way who Jay Gatsby is. This new man who is secretly in love with Daisy and has lots of new money‚ is living in West Egg.‚ this mysterious character is revealed to us by the narrator Nick Caraway. Rumours and facts are revealed to us in the first five chapters. At the beginning of the novel‚ Jay Gatsby is described to us as a mysterious man who is really shy; we also know nothing about him.

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    Characterization of Jay Gatsby In the Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald‚ Jay Gatsby is portrayed as a successful‚ larger-than-life young man‚ representing the “American Dream.” He is a romantic idealist who wishes to fulfill his dreams by amassing wealth in hopes of impressing and eventually winning the heart of the love of his life‚ Daisy. Jay Gatsby is a tragic hero in this novel‚ whose flaw lies in his inability to accept reality. His own corruption suggests the dishonesty of the current

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    modernization‚ and change (history). "That Great Gatsby" written by F. Scott Fitzgerald was published in 1925. Since then over 25 million copies have been sold throughout the world. The book overall is about the American Dream and it is explained through Gatsby. Gatsby was in love with Daisy and he left her because of money. His real name was James Gatz and he came from a poor family. He went to the military and he changed his name to Jay Gatsby. After five years he came back very rich but Daisy

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    Is Jay Gatsby Tragic?

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    Tragic Jay Gatsby Many characters in novels may be considered to be tragic. These characters are considered tragic because of one character trait they possess that leads to their eventual demise. Jay Gatsby is a tragic character in a unique way. That is‚ he has many negative traits‚ but only one of these traits leads to his eventual downfall. Of all the character traits that Jay Gatsby possessed‚ his excessiveness in everything he did was what led him to his ultimate downfall. Jay Gatsby

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