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    In chapter 3 of The Great Gatsby Nick is invited to one of Gatsby’s extravagant parties. He arrives only to find he doesn’t know where Gatsby is, and then he runs into Jordan Baker. Together they set off to find Gatsby and they head to the library where they find “Owl Eyes”, a drunken man trying to get sober. After talking to “Owl Eyes” for awhile they head outside again where Nick unknowingly starts a conversation with Gatsby. After revealing himself, Gatsby tells Jordan that he would like to speak

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    How does The Great Gatsby characterise the impact consumerism is having on American Society? The Great Gatsby was written by F. Scott Fitzgerald and is set in America during the 1920s. This was a time of great change in American society. Following WW1 most Americans experienced a high standard of living. The war had led to advances in technology, these advances where then used to make household appliances, new technology helped women by giving them a lot more leisure time. The prohibition of

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    an immaculate house. Daisy does not know that Tom is having an affair with Myrtle Wilson. Nick Carraway plays a major role in Daisy’s love life in The Great Gatsby. Nick is Daisy’s second cousin and he knew Tom from college (11). Daisy invites Nick over for dinner one evening and that is how she relearns about Jay Gatsby (11-17). Daisy met Gatsby at a dance in Louisville. They used to be madly in love with one another when he was in the army (). They had plans of always being together and being married

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    twenties was an extravagant decade filled with Prohibition, parties, and a burst of great artistic creation. One of the great works of the time, The Great Gatsby, depicts the lavish and problematic lifestyles of the wealthy from the view of Nick Carraway, a regular guy. The author, F. Scott Fitzgerald was a world renowned author during the 1920s with a problematic lifestyle of his own. Throughout The Great Gatsby, the life of F. Scott Fitzgerald is evident through the books themes of the American

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    The Great Gatsby Look closely at the details presented, the snatches of dialogue, and Nick’s comments, in order to explain how Fitzgerald renders this episode in both positive and negative ways. The two-page extract from the Great Gatsby has various themes, motives and symbolism running at its roots. This essay will attempt at deciphering these symbols and clearly expressing their true meaning, as well as the course they help to create in Fitzgerald rendering this episode in both positive

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    is not what they want anymore. Now they want to find something new that is impossible and hard to get. The theme for Great Gatsby is that some people spend their whole life wanting and chasing after something that they do not already or cannot ever have. Three different examples from the book that help support this theme is when Daisy and Tom are cheating on each other, Jay Gatsby is searching and trying to revive the love he had with Daisy, and Myrtle’s death because of her relationship with Tom

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    makes you reevaluate your life, dreams, goals, and especially the people you consider your friends. Daisy never loved Gatsby the way he loved her. This is proven over and over throughout the course of their relationship. This is also a story about two men who are very different but they find common ground and become best friends. At last but not least, we can explore the life of Gatsby and how his life became to an abrupt end because he went after his dream with all he had and he wasn’t going to let

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    died, or returned home either physically or mentally wounded. One of the “Lost Generation” authors during the Jazz Age was F. Scott Fitzgerald. F Scott Fitzgerald became an acclaimed American author in the early twentieth century. In his book, The Great Gatsby, the time period of the Jazz Age inspired him on how he would create his characters. He lived a lifestyle of excess and pleasure that was sometimes similar to the characters in his novel. The emotions and events that Fitzgerald went through were

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    The original story of the great Gatsby had appeared in the mid-20s in a novel written by the American Writer F. Scott Fitzgerald. The story is primarily centered on the millionaire Jay Gatsby’s hopeful efforts to obtain his dreams. Pursuing happiness and achieving dreams by working hard to acquire the golden tool, money, to do so, was themed in the novel. Many adaptations have been created stressing the importance of this classic American literature work. Five of these adaptations were movies released

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    The Great Gatsby The capacity to dream is a natural characteristic possessed by all mankind. Americans living in a country based on the philosophy of pursuing great American dreams go about pursuing their own goals in many ways. Ironically the American dream itself is the ultimate illusion that can never satisfy those who pursue it. The American dream was only possible when it was a potential. Nick in Fitzgerald’s, The Great Gatsby, realized this as he imagines a past when the Dutch first

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