The Modest Beliefs, Genuine Heart, and Generous Will of Jay Gatsby in Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby

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F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is a masterpiece and prehaps even one of the greatest novels of all time. Throughtout Fitzgerald’s story there seems to broad spectrum of moral and social views demonstrated by various characters. The story begins in a majestic dissilution city where a newborn light with new money become popular in a short time to redeem his once lost love. Jay Gatsby develops various characteristics throughout the story along with Nick Carroway. A definition of a good man is someone who seeks others happiness without considering their own self;and that great hero is Gatsby. Jay Gatsby is a great character throughtout the story because of his modest beliefs, genuine heart, and generous will. People’s beliefs are disimilaraties from one to another, but only small amount will be reality. A belief can be modest or tragic, but the true believer seperate one idea to another thought. Jay Gatsby is an enormously rich man, and in the flashy years of the jazz age, wealth defined importance. Gatsby’s close friend Nick Carroway once explains that he respects his streagth and unselfishness of his idealism. For example, “Can’t repeat the past? He cried incredulously. “Why of course you can!” (Gatsby 110). However, Gatsby’s expression may not be a possibility, but it is a motivation toward positive idealistic thinking. It is because humans are selfish beings’ which are simple minded and think of their own self. Also, Young Gatsby is an over achiever by becoming a quite wealthy, but there were many doubts about his past that holding him from moving forward. Nick Carroway state’s, “Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgiastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that’s no ... ... middle of paper ... ...s motivation to reach into Daisy’s heart is the downfall that lead to Gatsby’s persistent nature which concentrate solely the past, Also, emptiness of existence with realization to taint ideal, Gatsby’s heart fill with illusions. As a great man his death overflows with generosity and kindness that people did not notice. The good man Gatsby’s death is a tragic, but in the end it’s another meaningless loss that buried as a lonely hero. In conclusion, Jay Gatsby is a magnificence character throughtout the story because of his modest beliefs, genuwine heart, and generous will. A hero is often a man that is usually of divine ancestry. In the story The Great Gatsby, Gatsby’s reach to become a hero not only for the wealth, but for the true love. Gatsby is the great hero in this story because of his elegant figure that rule over one person’s life, which is Nick Carroway.

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