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“The Great Gatsby” Characters

This paper analyzes the characters in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” The love described in the novel, The Great Gatsby, contains “violence and egoism not tenderness and affection.” The author, F. Scott Fitzgerald, writes on wealth, love, and corruption. Two coupes, Tom and Daisy Buchanan and George and Myrtle Wilson, match perfectly with these […]

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“The Great Gatsby” Analysis

An analysis of F.Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” “The Great Gatsby” In the book, The Great Gatsby, Francis Scott Fitzgerald’s continuous use of the Doctor T.J. Eckleburg sign symbolizes an inept God. He also shows us that even though God is watching; bad things still happen. The Great Gatsby showed a corrupt society under God’s […]

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In The Great Gatsby Nick Carraway is not a reliable narrator

In The Great Gatsby Nick Carraway is not a reliable narrator. With reference to appropriately selected parts of the novel, and relevant external contextual material on narrators, give your response to the above view. In The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald’s main innovation was to introduce a first person narrator, Nick Carraway, whose consciousness filters the story’s […]

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Jay Gatsby is an updated version of the American frontiersman of earlier times

With reference to appropriately selected parts of the novel, and relevant external contextual information, give your response to the above view. This statement suggests that Jay Gatsby is a modern version of the original frontiersman. The American frontiersman of earlier times can be defined as a settler who came from another land (usually Europe) to […]

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The Great Gatsby is more of a Comic Novel than a Tragic Novel

The Great Gatsby is more of a Comic Novel than a Tragic Novel. With reference to appropriately selected parts of the novel, and relevant external contextual information on the nature of the Comic Novel and the Tragic Novel, give your response to the above view. In The Great Gatsby Fitzgerald often uses techniques that are […]

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In The Great Gatsby Fitzgeralds characters present attitudes and values which allow readers to sympathise with their situations

In The Great Gatsby Fitzgerald’s characters present attitudes and values which allow readers to sympathise with their situations. With reference to appropriate episodes and external info about attitudes and values for 20th and 21st century readers, give your response. This statement suggests that readers (both nowadays and in the 1920s) would be able to sympathise […]

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Gatsby is more of an anti-hero than a hero

Gatsby is more of an anti-hero than a hero. With reference to appropriately selected parts of the novel, and relevant external contextual information on the nature of the hero, give your response to the above view. Gatsby is one of the most complex literary characters of the twentieth century, and certain critics believe that he […]

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