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  • The Great Gatsby - Is Gatsby Great?

    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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  • Is The Great Gatsby "Great"

    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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    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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    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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  • The Great Gatsby

    * Full Title: The Great Gatsby * Genre: Novel * Setting: Long Island‚ Queens‚ and Manhattan‚ New York in the summer of 1922 * Climax: The showdown between Gatsby and Tom over Daisy * Protagonist: Jay Gatsby * Antagonists: Tom Buchanan * Narrator: Nick Carraway * Point of View: First person * Historical and Literary Context * Where Written: Paris and the US‚ in 1924 * When Published: 1925 * Literary Period: Modernism The Great Gatsby is a novel written

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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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  • The Great Gatsby

    THE GREAT GATSBY The Great Gatsby is the story of Jay Gatsby narrated by Nick Carraway‚ the neighbor. The story shows different themes throughout the movie like greed‚ power betrayal and justice. It also shows a vivid peek of the American life in the 1020s. The lives of the characters revolve around the mysterious Gatsby which give the story an unexpected outcome. The only thing known at the beginner of the film about the mysterious Gatsby was that he had an “extraordinary gift for hope”. The

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    Introduction 1. Title The Great Gatsby 2. Author F. Scott Fitzgerald 3. Genre/Type of Book Novel Body 1. When/Where book takes place: a. Time 1920’s b. Place Long Island 2. Who/what is the book about? The book is about Gatsby who built a castle next to his ex-girlfriend’s house assuming she’ll like him again. List principle characters 1. Jay Gatsby 2. Nick Carraway 3. Daisy 4. Tom Buchanan 3. Summarize Plot/Climax What happened in the book? Nick which is the main guy in the

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