• Great Gatsby And Fitzgerald Dream
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    The Great Gatsby, a novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, is set in 1922 in the New York City area. It is about the American Dream and those who attempt to reach its illusionary goals. Jay Gatsby acquires the wealth and the power of his dream but not the happiness. We have to wonder why F. Scott Fitzgerald would write such a book. Was it to reflect the society of the 1920's: where either you had money and the dream, or you were poor and lived amongst the ashes. You could have the chance of being like t...
  • Jay Z Bio Roc A Fella
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    Jay-Z was born Shawn Corey Carter on December 4, 1969. He grew up in the infamous Marcy projects in Brooklyn with a sister and a brother. You would think that just growing up on the Marcy projects would be hard enough on a kid, but at the age of twelve, Shawn's parents got a divorce. Shawn then attended the Brooklyn High school with two of today's better known rappers, Biggie Smalls and Busta Rhymes. Shawn Carter was an intelligent and promising student, but he had behavior problems. He was int...
  • Summer Of The Monkeys Jay Berry And His Conflicts
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    Summer of the Monkeys: Jay Berry and His Conflicts OUTLINE Topic: Jay Berry Purpose: To identify the nature of the force of the conflict which Jay Berry encounters, and indicate how they help or hinder Jay Berry the protagonist in Wilson Rawls novel Summer of the Monkeys Thesis: Before Jay Berry succeeds his goal he encounters many conflicts that both hinder and help him through his amazing adventure. I. Inner Forces A. Help- personality traits 1. Determination 2. Confidence II. B. Hinder 1. Fe...
  • The Great Gatsby Jays Background And His Downfall
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    The Great Gatsby: Jay's Background and His Downfall Adam Shane English 11-11-28-96 In the novel, The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby did not fit into the lifestyle of Daisy and her friends. Because of his background, his dreams were destined to be shattered even before he tried to achieve them. Jay Gatsby's nouveau riche lifestyle was not of the ways of the old rich. Jay Gatsby killed James Gatz at the age of seventeen as he boarded Dan Cody's yacht. It was '... James Gatz who had been loafing along th...
  • The Great Gatsby Scott Fitzgerald
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    F. Scott Fitzgerald's story The Great Gatsby tells about the reality of living in the 1920's. The main character Nick Carraway moves to the east coast to get rich quick. He moves into a small house that is dwarfed by his neighbors. The occupant of the house across from Nick's is a man named Jay Gatsby. Gatsby started off as a poor man and made his way to the top by hard work, but also, illegal bootlegging. The money that he had acquired meant nothing to him though, unless he could share it with...
  • The Great Gatsby Comparitve
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    Question: To fully understand a text it is important to study it alongside another. Discuss Both texts The Great Gatsby by F. S. Fitzgerald and Arthur Miller s Death of a Salesman explore and conjure up the ideals of the American Dream. Through this process, both authors reveal themes such as love and corruption. Understanding F. S. Fitzgerald s depictions was made clearer after studying and comprehending Arthur Miller s views on the American Dream. The theme of love is strongly portrayed in bo...
  • Jay Morgan Derek Jenks Harold
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    Title: The Pistol Poets Author: Victor GischlerDate Published: February 2004 Number of Pages: 3401. Most Significant Characters In this story there were not many characters other than the main characters who had much importance on the outcome of the story. The most significant characters in the story were two characters by the names of Jay Morgan and Harold Jenks. Jay Morgan- Professor Jay Morgan was a man who very stressed who was forced to switch schools to teach each year. Switching schools c...
  • Jays Treaty George Washington
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    Jay's Treaty " If this country is preserved in tranquillity twenty years longer, it may bid defiance in a just cause to any power whatever; such in that time will be its popularity, wealth and resources,' stated by George Washington in response to demonstrators over the Jay Treaty. 1 Washington's remark was regarding the public's uproar following the release of information on the status of the discord with Great Britain. The people had just been informed of the contents of the Jay Treaty which w...
  • Jay Berry Monkeys Book Lee
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    Summer of the Monkeys By: Wilson Rawls The book Summer of the Monkeys is about a family of four that had just moved to the Ozark Mountains, smack dab in the middle of the Cherokee Nation. The last thing a fourteen year old boy expects to find along an old Ozark river bottom is a tree full of monkeys. Jay Berry Lee's grandpa had an explanation of course, as he did for most things. The monkeys had escaped from a traveling circus, and there was a handsome reward in store for anyone who could catch ...
  • The Great Gatsby Jay Nick Carraway
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    The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby is a really good book that deals with many different issues with its many different characters. A few of these characters share some characteristics while they are completely different at the same time. In this essay I will show you the similarities and differences in Jay Gatsby and Nick Carraway. First off the similarities. Although there are not many there is a few to be talked about. Number one similarity between Jay Gatsby and Nick Carraway is the location ...
  • Miata Massacre Matt Watts
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    I am out of breath as I rushed up the hill, suddenly as I rushed up the hill a widespread highway opened up in front of me. Without thinking I leaped into traffic, ONE, TWO, THREE cars dodged I looked back and Chris MEEK! Tripped and Matt Watts was across. Once we hit the parking lot we frantically scurried toward the local supermarket. The Story begins in mid October. It was nice and warm day... I decided to hangout withy my good friend Chris MEEK! When I got to his house one of his friends (Ma...
  • Great Gatsby American Dream
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    A Simple Dream The Great Gatsby, a novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, is about the American Dream and the downfall of those who attempt to capture its illusionary goals. This is a common theme central to many novels. This dream has varying significances for different people but in The Great Gatsby, for Jay, the dream is through wealth and power. To get this happiness Jay must reach into the past and relive an old dream. In order to do this he needed wealth and power. Jay Gatsby, the central figure o...
  • English Meets Punjabi Jay Panjabi Beats
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    English meets Punjabi In recent years pop and rap musicians have been collaborating with many artists that have different musical backgrounds like rock and metal. The new trend nowadays has been an influence from the Middle East with many songs having belly dancing beats in the background. The song I have chosen to discuss is a collaboration between Jay Z and Panjabi MC, the single is called "Beware of the boys" and it features a mixture of bhang ra beats and a sample from the '80 s hit televisi...
  • The Great Gatsby Tom And Daisy
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    The Great Gatsby is written by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Nick Carraway is a neutral character and narrates this novel. He witnesses most of the interactions between the characters, yet states only what happens and not just his opinion. Nick moves from the mid-west to Long Island. Jay Gatsby lives next door to Nick in the East Egg. He lives in a mansion, which he bought with the money he made by being involved in organized crime. He lives across from Tom and Daisy. Daisy used to go out with Jay but s...
  • Great Gatsby American Dream
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    The attempt to capture the American dream is central to many novels. This dream is different for different people, but in The Great Gatsby, for Jay, the dream is that through wealth and power, one can acquire happiness. This happiness is something for which he must reach into the past to have and for which he must revive an old dream. Jay Gatsby, the central figure of the story, is one character who longs for the past. Surprisingly he devotes most of his adult life trying to recapture and, final...
  • Edenic Myth In The Great Gatsby
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    STARTING OVER AND HAVING IT ALL The Edenic Myth in The Great Gatsby Picture this: You are the director of a high budget feature film. You are in the process of filming a brilliant scene in which a man and a woman have just escaped from a near-death situation and have found themselves atop a mountain in the pouring rain, but alas, safe and out of harm's way. In the midst of all the insanity, they realize that their attraction for each other is love at its finest, and as they prepare for a beautif...
  • The Great Gatsby Jay Nick Person
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    Nick Carro way and Jay Gatsby are like an orange and an apple; either being what you want. Oranges and apples have similarities; such as, being a fruit, but have contrasting attributes, like apples are non-citric and oranges are full of citric that s why they never go brown. And that is like Nick and Jay. For some comparisons they are both men of ambition. They have moved away and tried to pursue happiness because that s what they really want, unlike some people some can often be terrified of ch...
  • Jay Taylor Dog Juan
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    ONCE UPON A TIME... "ARGH! I'm going to get you, you little brat!" screamed Taylor, a 14 year old native of Calgary, Alberta. Taylor whizzed around the corner to beat up her little brother Jay. "Ha! I got you Boomer!" exclaimed Taylor. "I'm gonna tell mom and your gonna be in trouble! he he." replied Jay. As soon as Jay made that remark Taylor let him free. Jay knew that saying that he " ll tell on her would convince her to let him go anytime, so he ran around her and pulled her long auburn hai...
  • Kelvin Baker Jay One School Javaris
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    A flirtatious, talkative, romantic, and friendly person is Kelvin Baker. He is also a little too confident about himself. At times we see him trying to get a girls number or as we say "her digits," or he is chillin' with his friends. Although he has some business he needs to handle with homework and school activities, he still manages to go out and do his own thing like basketball, football, and girls... Kelvin Javaris is one whom I personally call, "Jay." Jay was born in Jackson, Mississippi; h...
  • Great Gatsby Jay Dream Daisy
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    John Centre 1 English 202 Dr. Crowley The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby, a novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, is about the American dream, and the downfall of those who attempt to reach illusionary goals. The attempt to capture the American dream is pivotal to many novels. The dream itself is different for many people, in The Great Gatsby, for Jay, this dream can only be fulfilled by having the money and influence to acquire this happiness. Jay Gatsby the central character of the story, is one chara...