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    Is Gatsby great or not? Section 1: Gatsby is generous to the people at his parties. He throws banquets and spends a lot of money on food‚ preparations and entertainment. Gatsby is a generous host. “most people were brought” “Every Friday five crates of oranges and lemons arrived from a fruiterer in New York--every Monday these same oranges and lemons left his back door in a pyramid of pulpless halves.” “At least once a fortnight a corps of caterers came down with several hundred feet

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    Gatsby was great. Not so because of all his wealth‚ but because of his persistence in fighting for his American Dream‚ which witnessed his pure love towards Daisy. Gatsby can be viewed as a tragic figure in the story. When he is first introduced‚ he seems to be surrounded by people and wealth. However‚ as the story progresses‚ we identify that everything in his life is fabricated. The true Gatsby‚ Jay Gatz‚ came from a humble background. When Jay Gatz fell in love with Daisy that came from a well

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    In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s‚ The Great Gatsby‚ Jay Gatsby completes a decline from his carefully crafted image of greatness to his exposed‚ unsightly‚ and lonely death. The story of the novel is really the deconstruction of this image‚ and the various ways in which the true “Jay Gatz” is uncovered. Hailing from a middle-class‚ rural family‚ Gatsby… The Great Gatsby: Nick vs Gatsby - The Great Gatsby: Nick vs Gatsby Mainframe computers analyze information and present it so that the observer is able

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    of Jay Gatsby‚ who is urbane and world-weary. Gatsby is really nothing more than a man desperate for love. Overview: The Great Gatsby The novel’s events are filtered through the consciousness of its narrator‚ Nick Carraway‚ a young Yale graduate‚ who is both a part of and separate from the world he describes. Upon moving to New York‚ he rents a house next door to the mansion of an eccentric millionaire (Jay Gatsby). Every Saturday‚ Gatsby throws a party at his mansion and all the great and the

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    characteristics that identify Jay Gatsby as a tragic hero.  Some of the characteristics of a tragic hero include greatness‚ a weakness or a flaw‚ an undeserved fate and a punishment exceeding the crime.  Jay Gatsby encompasses all of these characteristics of a tragic hero.  Although‚ the author tries to portray Gatsby as a perfect person‚ there are still some flaws that are noticeable.  Gatsby’s great life unwinds with the death of the tragic hero.    We know that Jay Gatsby was esteemed by the way others

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    mean to be great? In the novel‚ The Great Gatsby‚ by F. Scott Fitzgerald‚ the author introduces a character known as the‚ “GreatGatsby‚ but is this character truly great? I think that the character‚ the Great Gatsby truly is great because of the following reasons. The Great Gatsby’s born name is James Gatz. He was born poor‚ in poverty in which he knew he didn’t belong. He always knew he was destined for greatness and power beyond anyone’s imagination. However‚ despite his great poverty stricken

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    characteristics that identify Jay Gatsby as a tragic hero. Some of the characteristics of a tragic hero include greatness‚ a weakness or a flaw‚ an undeserved fate and a punishment exceeding the crime. Jay Gatsby encompasses all of these characteristics of a tragic hero. Although‚ the author tries to portray Gatsby as a perfect person‚ there are still some flaws that are noticeable. Gatsby’s great life unwinds with the death of the tragic hero. ​We know that Jay Gatsby was esteemed by the way others

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    2013 The Great Gatsby Paper In the beginning of Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby‚ Nick doesn’t care too much for Gatsby‚ but later Nick begins to like Gatsby‚ and by the end‚ Nick and Gatsby become best friends. It is sort of weird how their relationship develops‚ and the reason it develops. Nick and Gatsby seem to be two totally different people‚ but I guess opposites attract. In the beginning of Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby‚ Nick doesn’t care too much for Gatsby. Nick thinks that Gatsby is kind

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    For my book report‚ I chose to read The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. It is a novel set in the twenties when the American economy was soaring (SparkNotes…). I choose this book because I had it in my bookshelf for a long time‚ but never found time to read it. I had no expectations of this book because I had never heard anything about it‚ and the summary on the back was un-descriptive. In this paper I will accurately and specifically go into the characters of the book‚ and present the themes

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    The Great Gatsby “The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart‚ and all they can do is stare blankly.” In The Great Gatsby‚ F. Scott Fitzgerald presents his audience with a novel with intricate symbolism. Nick Carroway‚ the protagonist‚ has recently moved from the Midwest to get his career started in New York. He lives on the island of West Egg the poorer side of town‚ across from East Egg the wealthier side of town. In East Egg are where his pompous

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