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  • The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby

    Everything comes out in the open in chapter 7, and Gatsby tries to force Daisy to tell Tom that she never loved him. When Tom accuses Gatsby of being a gangster and earning his money dishonestly, Daisy watches and listens, looking at Gatsby with frightened eyes for the first time. She withdraws into herself, unable to say anything. Staying with Tom is the safe thing for Daisy. At worst, her life will continue as it

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    Essay Length: 301 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Stenly
  • The Great Gatsby, Freud and Psychology in the 1920s

    The Great Gatsby, Freud and Psychology in the 1920s

    Starting in the 1920s, a rebellion against religion, the church and old sexual mores begun. This movement was called Modernism and this paper will address and explain one of the main factors of the movement: Psychology. The psychological ideas were new and embraced by especially the youth, and adults too, all sick of the strict norms and rules. Sigmund Freud was the symbol of psychology, and so he has been for decades now. Sigmund Freud

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Edward
  • The Great Gatsby "party Scene"

    The Great Gatsby "party Scene"

    The Great Gatsby “Party Scene” The narrator, Nick, of The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald describes Gatsby’s parties as elaborate and grand affairs that attract entertainers, socialites, and even ordinary people. “There was music from my neighbor’s house through the summer nights. In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars.” (39) Gatsby plays as a perfect host, generous and hospitable. In

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Artur
  • Social Classes in the Great Gatsby

    Social Classes in the Great Gatsby

    1.Introduction F. Scott Fitzgerald is famous as one of the greatest authors of the twenties. He is referred to as a member of the “Lost Generation”. His books deal with the idealism and the disillusion of the post-World-War-1 decade and also with the struggle of the American society to find spiritual happiness and material wealth (Di Bacco 525). Long describes Fitzgerald as “central to the American twenties” or “historian of the golden twenties”. “He names

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    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Vika
  • The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby essay The idea of the “American dream” changes between personalities. Some people believe the American dream is about money and fortune, while others is about love and freedom. Both examples are found in the novel “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Some of the characters (Like Tom and Daisy) believe fortune and security is all people need and the American dream is to have those things, but other characters (mainly Gatsby

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    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Fonta
  • The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby

    "The Great Gatsby ", besides being a great literary piece, is a metaphor for a whole society, the American society. "The party was over" (Fitzgerald), which signifies a level of prophetic vision within the American society and its history. An essential part of this American characteristic of the novel, and its historicity, is about the American Dream. At the center of how Gatsby is a metaphor for a whole society, is the relationship between Europe,

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    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Tasha
  • The Great Gatsby - Comparison of Gatsby and Tom Buchanan

    The Great Gatsby - Comparison of Gatsby and Tom Buchanan

    The Great Gatsby - Comparison of Gatsby and Tom Buchanan The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby, a wonderful novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald is about a man by the name of Jay Gatsby, and Jay’s dream is that through wealth and power, one can acquire happiness. To get to this happiness Jay must reach into the past and relive an old dream. In the past, Jay had a love affair with the affluent Daisy, knowing

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Victor
  • The American Dream in Fitzgerald’s the Great Gatsby

    The American Dream in Fitzgerald’s the Great Gatsby

    The American Dream in Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby The 1920’s were a time of parties, drinking and having nothing but fun. Many aspired to be rich and prosperous and longed to be a part of the upper class. Although this was the dream for many Americans of this time, it seemed almost impossible to become a part of this social class unless born into it. Even those who worked hard to become successful and support

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Tommy
  • F.Scott Fitsgerald’s the Great Gatsby - the Surface and Deeper Readings That Are Presented

    F.Scott Fitsgerald’s the Great Gatsby - the Surface and Deeper Readings That Are Presented

    A novel is a form of entertainment, but is can also be so much more. Literature does not just provide entertainment but an insight into the culture and humanity of the society that it was written in. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is an entertaining story that is set in the 1920’s. It is about a man who is trying to rekindle his relationship that he had with his former lover, who is

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Vika
  • Great Gatsby

    Great Gatsby

    The American Dream was based on the assumption that each person, no matter what his origins, could succeed in life on the sole basis of his or her own skill and effort. The dream was embodied in the ideal of the self-made man. The Great Gatsby is a novel about what happened to the American dream in the 1920s, a period when the old values that gave substance to the dream had been corrupted by

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    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Great Gatsby

    Great Gatsby

    One night, Gatsby waylays Nick and nervously asks him if he would like to take a swim in his pool; when Nick demurs, he offers him a trip to Coney Island. Nick, initially baffled by Gatsby's solicitousness, realizes that he is anxiously waiting for Nick to arrange his meeting with Daisy. Nick agrees to do so. Gatsby, almost wild with joy, responds by offering him a job, a "confidential sort of thing," and assures Nick

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    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • A Marxist Look on the Great Gatsby

    A Marxist Look on the Great Gatsby

    A Marxist Look on The Great Gatsby Throughout “The Great Gatsby,” F. Scott Fitzgerald characterizes the citizens of East Egg as careless in some form. This relates to the prominent class issue seen all through “Gatsby.” It seems as though Daisy and Tom almost look down upon others. At one point in the book, Nick says “in a moment she looked at me with an absolute smirk on her lovely face as if she had

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    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Artur
  • Great Gatsby

    Great Gatsby

    A major theme in The Great Gatsby, a novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, was that wealth is power and wealth and power corrupt because Gatsby got his money illegitimately just so he could be wealthy, characters in this book only cared about people if they had something to offer them, and people would do almost anything to get ahead socially. Throughout the book, there were many hints that Gatsby’s business wasn’t totally legitimate. When Gatsby

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    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby In today’s world most people only think of money and fame. To live the lives of the rich and famous. However what do people really know about that kind of life? Do they know about that tragedy and the unmorality of people who have such disregard for their surroundings? F. Scott Fitzgerald tells all about the destruction these type of people cause in his 1920’s drama The Great Gatsby. There is not

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Artur
  • Use of Symbolism in “the Catcher in the Rye” and “the Great Gatsby”

    Use of Symbolism in “the Catcher in the Rye” and “the Great Gatsby”

    Use Of Symbolism In “The Catcher In The Rye” and “The Great Gatsby” There are many writers like James Joyce, Patrick Kananach and Thomas Moore who use symbolism to convey and support indirect meaning in their writings. J.D. Salinger and F. Scott Fitzgerald both use symbolism in similar ways. In both “The Catcher In The Rye” and “The Great Gatsby”, the authors used symbolism to convey emotions and reality. In “The Catcher In The Rye”,

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Top
  • Symbols of the Great Gatsby

    Symbols of the Great Gatsby

    Symbols of the Great Gatsby In the Great Gatsby there are many symbols used throughout the book that relate to different topics. The Green light symbolizes Gatsby’s pursuit of Daisy. While that represents the quest for the American dream. The eyes of Doctor T.J. Eckleburg are painted on a billboard staring down onto the town. This could represent God watching us and seeing all that we do. The location of the East and West age

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Andrew
  • The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby

    Color symbolism is demonstrated thoughout the novel The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald. There are many colors symbolised in this novel, but there is one main color that is used most repeatedly more than the others. The color green influences the story greatly. Green shows many thoughts, ideas, attitudes, and choices that Gatsby has throughout the story. Fitzgerald cleverly inputs the color green to give the reader a different point of view of

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: David
  • Great Gatsby - Nick

    Great Gatsby - Nick

    Nick was born in the Middle-West. His family could afford to give him a good education and that is why his father always tells him not to judge others. Not everyone had the chance to enjoy the privileges he had. In my opinion, not judging others makes Nick kind of respected among his friends and acquaintances. But he, for sure, is not perfect. In 1915, he graduated from Yale and was called up for war

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Janna
  • The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby The “jazz age” was one of the greatest periods of time for the Americans. It happened just after World War One and the economy at that time were “through the roof” and people were partying all over the place. Lavish displays of wealth were commonly seen during this transition time. Technology at that time was developing so fast that cars, airplanes, telephones etc. were all invented in those days. The book The

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    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Kevin
  • The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby is a novel that illustrates different classifications of American society during the 1920’s. To create an interest in his novel, F. Scott Fitzgerald created compulsive characters with different backgrounds and different strata in society. All of the main characters in this novel have their own individual life stories. Some of the characters acquired a huge amount of money from their parents, some became rich by working hard and some basically didn’t

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    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Edward
  • American Dream in the Great Gatsby

    American Dream in the Great Gatsby

    th of the American Dream in The Great Gatsby The American Dream embodies the belief that each person can succeed in life on the basis of his own skills and effort. This idea awakes and develops during the 18th and 19th centuries - a period of fast development in the United States. The issues of growth, progress and money become a major theme in American society, which is why Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby

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    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Yan
  • The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby by F.Scott Fitzgerald was written and set in the 1920’s, a decade known as the “Jazz Age.” Fitzgerald described it as a time when “the parties were bigger, the pace was faster, the buildings were higher, the morals were looser.” 1 It was just after the 1st World War and the young generation began to rebel. The young women (known as the flappers) would have their hair styled into

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    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Edward
  • How Multiple Incidents Develop the Plot Line in the Great Gatsby

    How Multiple Incidents Develop the Plot Line in the Great Gatsby

    F. Scott Fitzgerald brilliantly wrote many novels as well as short stories. One of his best known works is The Great Gatsby. In the novel, the main character Jay Gatsby tries to obtain his lifetime dreams: wealth and Daisy Buchanan. Throughout the story, he works at achieving his goals while overcoming many obstacles. Fitzgerald’s plot line relies heavily on accidents, carelessness, and misconceptions, which ultimately reveal the basic themes in the story. During the book,

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    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Fatih
  • What Makes a Hero? a Comparison Between the Great Gatsby and American Beauty, with Reference to Author’s Context and the Corruption of the American Dream.

    What Makes a Hero? a Comparison Between the Great Gatsby and American Beauty, with Reference to Author’s Context and the Corruption of the American Dream.

    How does one define a hero? is he someone who rescues single mothers from burning buildings? Is he someone who chases his dream no matter the consequences? Is he someone who reaches ultimate fulfillment with his life? Is he merely the main character in a piece of literature? F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" and Sam Mendes' "American Beauty" both explore these questions in a variety of different ways and it becomes clear how their

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    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Max
  • The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby

    How Great is Gatsby? Most self respecting people have ethics and morals they try to abide by. They create standards that they live life by and construct their own philosophy with. In the novel The Great Gatsby, written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, morals and ethics are a scarce practice. Jay Gatsby lives his life by the over bearing morals and values of devotion, corruption, and his will to control. Gatsby has an uncanny devotion for

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    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Artur

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