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    Women of the 1920’s In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel, The Great Gatsby, women are used as trophies, forced, by society, to compete in a world dominated by men. Fitzgerald portrays these women as money hungry, willing to do anything to get ahead. Such as Daisy Buchannan, who marries her husband for the mere fact he has money, or Jordan Baker, who cheats on her golf tournaments to win, and last, Myrtle Wilson, who has an affair because she does not like her social status. This novel shows greatly how

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    Jay's Obsession in The Great Gatsby There is a fine line between love and lust. If love is only a will to possess, it is not love. To love someone is to hold them dear to one's heart. In The Great Gatsby, the characters, Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan are said to be in love, but in reality, this seems to be a misconception. In The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald portrays the themes of love, lust and obsession, through the character of Jay Gatsby, who confuses lust and obsession with love. The

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    manners as to be almost slapdash,” Collen Moore said of the flapper in the 1920s. It has been said that F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby reflects the Jazz Age in America during the 1920s. It inhabits and depicts a different world that has put up a wall between men, women, and different religions (Berma 79). Fitzgerald does reflect the Jazz Age in The Great Gatsby all by telling the reader a story in a sense from the end about a group of people living in New York in the summer of 1922. A paper

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    made it illegal to manufacture or sell alcohol. This helped to create a network of criminal organization in the trade of illegal alcohol. Moreover, in 1920, the Nineteenth Amendment gave the women the right to vote, which is what probably helped alter the traditional moral and social standards dramatically; women began to assert new freedoms such as going out with no chaperon, wearing less constrictive clothing, and smoking in public. During that time, a circle of writers was formed "The lost generation"

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    struggle in the novel The Great Gatsby. Jay Gatsby will be the first of three characters that will be evaluated in this essay the next being Tom Buchanan followed by the tragic Myrtle Wilson. These coming pages will dig deep through the novel The Great Gatsby exploring how Fitzgerald state’s that the honest man can’t achieve the American unless they are born into it or they cheat and steal their way in, leaving those who try to get in honestly to lay to waste. Jay Gatsby is used by Fitzgerald to illustrate

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    Essay 4: Comparative Analysis of Two Texts When comparing two texts, one must look at the characters and themes to find similarities and differences and we see a similarity with the theme of accepting reality in The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet and The Great Gatsby. There are differences in both texts with the way the characters fight reality but the outcome is the same. The power of love in both texts is looked at as more important than social priorities and the main characters will do anything

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    Daisy Buchanan of The Great Gatsby and Brett Ashley of The Sun Also Rises Written right after the publication of Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises is apparently influenced in many ways.  The most obvious of Fitzgerald's influence is manifested in Hemingway's portrayal of his heroine, Brett Ashley. Numerous critics have noted and discussed the similarities between Brett and Daisy Buchanan, and rightly so; but the two women also have fundamental differences. Compared

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    change that ambition turns Willie Starks into in “All the King’s Men”, can be traced back to“The Great Gatsby” Gatsby is content and happy with his life until the day he catches a glimpse of his love Daisy, from then on Gatsby had this sudden urge of desire of having to have Daisy. This desire of wanting Daisy hid the fact that it wasn’t ever going to happen between them, and in the end, ends up killing Gatsby. Although Willie doesn’t change appearance wise, the obstacles that he goes thru during the

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    The American Dream The American dream can be defined as a national ethos in America, which is the belief that includes the chance for one’s success and prosperity, and an upward move in the social mobility ladder that is achieved through great determination and hard work. In the definition of the American dream, there is a notion that everyone should have a better, fuller and richer life, with equal chances according to one’s capability of achieving it. In the American dream, one should achieve a

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    Literary Works of The Lost Generation

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    writers called the Lost Generation who had experienced the war and the life after and did an amazing job with giving the deep information about their time. This work deals with the characteristics of the Lost Generation’s works. In the first part of my essay I am going to describe the postwar period’s time. In the second part I will tell you who the lost generation was. In addition I will describe a life and topics of authors whose text I selected. Next, in the third part I will emphasize the characteristic

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