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  • Daisy And Gatsby
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    Color, in symbolism, represents a variety of ideas that range from innocence to adultery. An author can change the tone of the story just by the color he chooses for a particular object. Color can also serve as foreshadowing devices that allow the reader to take a peek into the inevitable. F. Scott Fitzgerald's symbolism through color in The Great Gatsby depicts an underlying meaning and each color remains contingent with a character in the novel. Yellow, according to Evans, symbolizes. ".. jeal...
  • Daisy's Betrayal Of Gatsby's Dream
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    The Careless Killings of Daisy Buchanan The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is about a man named Jay Gatsby, who has a dream of winning over the wealthy Daisy Buchanan. In this "American Masterpiece", three innocent people die because of the carelessness of Daisy. She is responsible for betraying Gatsby's dream, running over Myrtle with her car and indirectly causing George's suicide. Daisy is both directly and indirectly responsible for the death of Myrtle Wilson. Fitzgerald arranges Daisy ...
  • Tom And Myrtle's Affair
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    The Great Gatsby: Unfaithfulness and Greed The love described in the novel, The Great Gatsby, contains 'violence and egoism not tenderness and affection. ' The author, F. Scott Fitzgerald, writes on wealth, love, and corruption. Two coupes, Tom and Daisy Buchanan and George and Myrtle Wilson, match perfectly with these categories. Both couples are different in the way they choose to live together, but are similar in a few ways. Unfaithfulness and greed are the only similarities the couples share...
  • Upper Class Myrtle's Intense Vitality
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    The Women of The Great Gatsby In F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby, a main theme is the contrast between the upper and working societal classes. The novel, set in the twenties displays the contrast between these classes that is still transpiring in the nineties. Jay Gatsby, Jordan Baker, Daisy and Tom Buchanan represent individuals from the upper class, whereas Myrtle and George Wilson are representative of the working lower class individuals in society. We learn about these character...
  • Tom And Myrtle
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    In the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, we learn that every character, except Nick and George, uses wealth as a means of happiness, which in turn, gets in the way of their own morals to act as decent, respectable human beings. Nick Carraway, the main character in the book, seems to be that decent, respectable human being. He is the voice of reason in the story. It is through his point of view that we can distinguish who is corrupt and who isn't. Nick even says he is an honest man, ...
  • Affair With Myrtle And Daisy
    707 words
    The Great Gatsby: Tragedy From Lies In the world people try to hide things from each other but one way or another they find out what they are hiding. In the Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the secrecy and deceit practiced by Jay, Daisy, and Myrtle leads to inevitable tragedy when the truths are revealed. Jay failed to realize that if you tell a lie most of the time they tend to come to a boil and burst. For example, 'My family have been prominent, well-to-do people in this Middle Western ci...
  • Childish Fight And Tom Hits Myrtle
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    Myrtle is an incredibly important part of the story The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. In this book, Myrtle paints the portrait of an era with a tainted brush. Because she is a flapper, she is looked down upon somewhat. She is rebellious and does things that were not approved of by the "lost generation". An example of this would be drinking. Myrtle lives in the Valley of Ashes and really dislikes it there. Myrtle is married to George Wilson, but is a mistress to Tom Buchanan. Myrtle's phys...

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