Hope Of Love In The Great Gatsby

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During the Roaring Twenties social class and wealth played a significant role in shaping the society. The Great Gatsby exemplifies the grand and opulent way of living during the twenties, and also displays the fashionable music during the Jazz Age. Throughout the novel, The Great Gatsby, hope of love is shown and compared to the hope for achieving the American dream. F. Scott Fitzgerald, the author, portrays the classic American dream and the hope for love through the novel, The Great Gatsby. He brings forth a connection of the promise of love within this book and also expresses his style of writing through, the character, James Gatz. F. Scott Fitzgerald also reveals the themes; American dream and friendship in the novel, The Great Gatsby. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s experiences heavily impacted the way he wrote and the characters he brought to life. Fitzgerald, born on September 24, 1895 in St. Paul Minnesota, was an American novelist and short story writer. F. Scott Fitzgerald latter married Zelda Sayre and dubbed his female character Daisy Buchanan, the golden girl, to resemble her. “Fitzgerald was quickly adopted by the young generation of his time” The Jazz Age influenced what and how Fitzgerald wrote. He connected the Roaring Twenties, its glam and extravagant trend to the novel. Fitzgerald passed away December 21, 1940 due to sever alcoholism. “At the time of his death, he was forgotten and unread.” Many believe the cause of his death was his uncontrollable addiction to alcohol. Nick Caraway, a character from the novel The Great Gatsby, was a writer who later switched into the bond business and moved to West Egg for exposure. He often noticed his neighbor Gatsby spent on the end of his dock reaching out to something ... ... middle of paper ... ...e that his character, James Gatsby is known to express. Yes, I would recommend this literary piece to everyone however I would suggest it especially to other teenagers my age that share a lot of the emotions. Although this novel was an excellent work of art, I would recommend this book to adolescents who are fourteen years of age or older because of the sexual affairs that the characters take on. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s work have been known to thrill its audience and I would be interested in reading more books and shorts stories that the respectful author wrote. I enjoyed The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald because it restated the lesson of life that money cannot buy friendship or love. Although James Gatsby was the ideal image of the American dream his corrupt actions that lead to his riches didn’t gain Daisy Buchanan’s love or true friendship.
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