The Great Gatsby presents large numbers of them as comic, disembodied names of guests at dinner parties: the Chromes, the Backhyssons, and the Dennickers.
The Great Gatsby is such a novel which demonstrates this point most evidently. While Fitzgerald's decision to view the plot through the eyes of Nick Carraway presents certain limitations, it provides the means to relate the tone and message of the novel as whole.
Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby
Scott Fitzgerald's most famous novel, The Great Gatsby (1925), is about many things that have to do with American life in the "Roaring Twenties," things such as the abuse of alcohol and the pursuit of other pleasures, including that elusive entity, the "American dream." Mainly it is the story of Jay Gatsby, told by Gatsby's friend and neighbor, Nick Carraway, a bonds salesman in New York.
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Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby’s affiliation with organized crime prevents him from attaining his ultimate dream of living in East Egg and taints him in the eyes of Daisy Buchanan, forever preventing them from having a relationship....
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The Great Gatsby and the obscene word. Barbara Will. College Literature. 32.4 (Fall 2005) p125. Word Count: 8701. From Literature Resource Center.
Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby - The Up-Roaring Twenties
In The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald explores what happens when this dream is taken too far. What is one to do when the dream begins to overshadow reality? What are the consequences when a successful man allows the dream to matter more than life itself? Fitzgerald tells all through the hopeless Gatsby, idealistic Nick, and ignorant Myrtle....
In the historical fiction novel The Great Gatsby by F.
Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, the main character, Jay Gatsby, is a man who is wealthy and mysterious and who is trying to achieve the American dream.
Scott Fitzgerald’s American classic: The Great Gatsby.
Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby. The Roaring Twenties help create Gatsby's character. Gatsby's participation in the bootlegging business, the extravagant parties he throws, and the wealthy, careless lifestyle the Buchanans represent are all vivid pictures of that time frame. It turns out, alth...
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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.