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    Jesica Jaramillo English III The Great Gatsby Essay 3/20/14 In The Great Gatsby novel Jordan and Nick are a couple and they stay in a relationship together until nearly the end of the summer. In the new movie Jordan and Nick are not considered a couple‚ at one of Gatsby’s parties Jordan is whisked away by a male companion. In the movie it shows Myrtles sister Catharine giving Nick a pill she said she got from a doctor in Queens and that does not come up anywhere in the novel. In the movie

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    In the Great Gatsby‚ Fitzgerald presents all three women in a vilifying manner; Daisy is weak and careless‚ Jordan is dishonest and haughty‚ and Myrtle is unfaithful. Nick describes Jordan as “incurably dishonest”. This introduces the ideology of distrust of women in the novel. In 1922‚ American women did not have the same rights as men and were often trapped in oppressive marriages and seen as the inferior sex. This inferiority is reflected through the way in which women have a secondary role in

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  • Expectations Of Women In The Great Gatsby

    Roles and Expectations of Women The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald exhibited the expectations forced upon both men and women in the 1920s. The Great Gatsby’s three main women faced the roles of their generation with distaste‚ yet all three of them ended up fitting the mold in some way. All the female characters from The Great Gatsby had their inner turmoil; making us contemplate the struggle of being the “ideal woman” while still retaining one’s personal individuality. Whether it is Tom’s ignorant

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  • “Jay Gatsby Embodies the Beauty of the American Dream” to What Extent and How Do You Agree with This Interpretation of ‘the Great Gatsby’?

    Jay Gatsby embodies the beauty of the American Dream” To what extent and how do you agree with this interpretation of ‘The Great Gatsby’? The United States Declaration of independence in 1776 stated that all people have the right to “Life‚ liberty and the pursuit of Happiness”. This is seen by many to express the vital spirit of the American Dream. Any individual‚ no matter their culture‚ social class or background‚ should be able to reach success and achieve their ambitions through hard work

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    THE GREAT GATSBY THE STRUCTURE OF THE DREAM by M M Green‚ Rand Afrikaans University The final belief is to believe in a fiction‚ which you know to be a fiction‚ there being nothing else. The exquisite truth is to know that it is a fiction and believe in it willingly. - Wallace Stevens The test of a first rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas -in the mind at the same time and still retain the abi1ity to function. – F Scott Fitzgerald‚ The Crack Up Miles Donald

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    life. In his novel‚ The Great Gatsby‚ many characters are reflective of the people he knew personally. One of those people was Ginevra King‚ whose romantic ways and elite status were the inspiration for Daisy Buchanan. Daisy’s love‚ Gatsby‚ was inspired by his own personality. The letters sent between the two of them give us insight into the inspiration of the characters Fitzgerald wrote about in the novel The Great Gatsby. The main romance in this novel‚ between Gatsby and Daisy‚ was inspired by King

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  • What Caused Jay Gatsby's Downfall

    caused Jay Gatsby’s downfall? Imagine hearing about a friend or family member’s death and not truthfully knowing how they died. In the novel it states that George Wilson shot Gatsby‚ but what were all the underlying reasons… was it really him? The mystery of this non fictional death is a various blame game including all the events leading up to his death. It all starts when Nick Carraway moves to West Egg‚ a wealthy area‚ and gets invited to a party by the “big name” of Gatsby (Fitzgerald 3). Jay Gatsby

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    ISSN 1798-4769 Journal of Language Teaching and Research‚ Vol. 1‚ No. 5‚ pp. 662-667‚ September 2010 © 2010 ACADEMY PUBLISHER Manufactured in Finland. doi:10.4304/jltr.1.5.662-667 Stylistic Analysis of The Great Gatsby from Lexical and Grammatical Category Xiangqi Liu Qingdao University of Science and Technology‚ Qingdao‚ China Email: shirley780204@yahoo.com.cn Abstract— The thesis tries to adopt the method used by Leech and Short in their book Style in Fiction to make a relatively overall

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  • The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby Jay Gatsby has a list of ordinary character flaws‚ though Gatsby’s flaws are only revealed through the telling of the story by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The book’s plot revolves around the history of Jay Gatsby and his undying love for Daisy Fay. Did the downfall of Gatsby’s character leave him to be an innocent victim‚ a foolish dreamer‚ or a guilty imposter? The downfall of this main character was destroyed by love and money‚ when Gatsby and his lavish life eventually

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    Throughout F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby ‚ protagonist Jay Gatsby progresses as a hero through his dedication for love‚ his youthful dreams‚ and his Christ-like persona. His passion for love reflects in his greatness; for he proves commitment‚ dedication‚ and a loving soul for others. Jay Gatsby lives the model of the American Dream in a youthful and undertaking way. Extravagance combined with dreams for success comes greatness. Gatsby also is considered a vision of Jesus Christ as the

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