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  • Fitzgerald And Gatsby
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    Similarities between Characters in the Story and Fitzgerald Like the characters in his novel The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald live an extravagant life during the Jazz Age in which he partied hard, unaccustomed to his newfound wealth. Fitzgerald simply wrote about the things that so many American's had heard about but never been to; Parties on East Egg with free flowing alcohol, or bootlegging liquor. Fitzgerald's experiences would not had been the same if it wasn t for things that were goin...
  • People Travel From West To East
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    The Great Gatsby F.S. Fitzgerald, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998 F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'The Great Gatsby' is rich in symbolism, which is portrayed on several different levels in a variety of ways. One of the most important qualities of symbolism within this novel, is the way in which it is so fully integrated into the plot and structure. Some of the symbols are used mostly as tools for characterization such as Wolfsheim's cuff links, Gatsby's huge library of uncut books, and Tom's repea...
  • Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby
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    Fitzgerald's Masterpiece. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby is an enchanting novel, which tells an exquisite story through various techniques characteristic of a gifted author. The story has elements of deceit, high hopes, fallen dreams, and false intentions which make it thrilling to read. However, the true genius of the novel lies in the character description, setting of the novel, and the structure and form used. It is these literary devices that set The Great Gatsby apart from other novels...
  • Jay Gatsby Like Fitzgerald
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    An Autobiographical Portrayal Of F. Scott Fitzgerald As Jay Gatsby, In The Great Gatsby Dreaming The Impossible Dream: An autobiographical portrayal of F. Scott Fitzgerald as Jay Gatsby, in The Great Gatsby Frances Scott Key Fitzgerald, born September 24, 1896 in St. Paul, Minnesota, is seen today as one of the true great American novelists. Although he lived a life filled with alcoholism, despair, and lost-love, he managed to create the ultimate love story and seemed to pinpoint the American Dr...
  • Eyes Of Doctor T.J. Eckleburg And Gatsby
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    The Use of Symbolism in The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby is about a man named Gatsby and his struggle to attain the American Dream in 1920's Long Island. He fights to get his dream woman and to do so, he must first become rich. Unfortunately, he doesn't really go about it the right way; he takes part in some illegal activities with some quite sinister characters, such as Meyer Wolfshiem. The corruption of Gatsby's dream and his struggle to attain his dream are shown ...
  • Gatsby's Parties
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    The 1920's is the decade in American history known as the "roaring twenties". Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby is a reflection of life in the 1920's. Booming parties, prominence, fresh fashion trends, and the excess of alcohol are all aspects of life in the "roaring twenties". The booming parties in Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby reflect life in America during the 1920's. Gatsby displays his prominent fortune by throwing grand parties. From next door, Nick Carraway witnesses the sc...
  • Fitzgerald's Realistic Construction And Development Of Plot
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    The Great Gatsby: Realism. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby has been labelled a masterpiece, and perhaps even one of the greatest novels of all time. In order to be revered as a classic, a novel must have one or more qualities that place it above the rest. One of The Great Gatsby's best qualities is Fitzgerald's incredible use of realism. This realism is evident in the development of plot, setting, and characters throughout the novel. The Great Gatsby is well known for its deeply entangled pl...
  • Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby
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    Francis Scott Fitzgerald Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald is known as one of the most important American writers of his time. He wrote about the troubling time period in which he lived known as the Jazz Age. During this era people were either rich or dreamt of great wealth. Fitzgerald fell into the trap of wanting to be wealthy, and suffered great personal anguish because of these driving forces. I have chosen to write a term paper on F. Scott Fitzgerald. The goal of this presentation is to show F. ...
  • Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby
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    The Great Gatsby: A Full Spectrum of Character Throughout Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, there seems to be a broad spectrum of moral and social views demonstrated by various characters. At one end, is Tom, a man who attacks Gatsby's sense of propriety and legitimacy, while thinking nothing of running roughshod over the lives of those around him. A direct opposite of Tom's nature is Gatsby, who displays great generosity and caring, yet will stop at nothing to achieve his dream of running off with...
  • Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby
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    The Chaos Of American Society In The 1920 S As Portrayed By F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby The Chaos of American Society in the 1920's as Portrayed by F. Scott Fitzgerald Was there really a winner as a result of World War I The mood in Germany feels that there was not any real winner of the war. Germany and its allies are not the only countries that suffered from the impact of this great war. America became a loser of World War I in their domestic society. The health of American society i...
  • Gatsby's Dream Of Daisy
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    "Gaudy primary colors and hair shorn in strange new ways and shawls beyond the wildest dreams of Castille... The air is alive with chatter and laughter, and casual innuendo and introduction's forgotten on the spot, and the enthusiastic meetings between women who never knew each other's names... The party has begun". The beauty and splendor of Gatsby's parties masked the innate corruption within the heart of the Roaring Twenties. Jazz-Age society was a bankrupt world, devoid of morality, and plag...
  • Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby
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    F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby paints the picture of the way life was in the twenties. This society has the characteristics of an egotist and one who pays no attention the character of themselves. Fitzgerald's style influences the reader to portray this era as a carefree "do what feels good" society. However, Fitzgerald introduces the countless number of tragedies that take place. Through diction, imagery, and details Fitzgerald creates a morose tone. The writer evokes the reader's feeli...
  • Great Gatsby Fitzgerald's Strongest Characters
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    Almost all of Fitzgerald's writings are somewhat autobiographical in some way. During the beginning of his success, he was living in the Golden Twenties, however, he always wrote with clinical depression (Fitzgerald, v.) This is obvious, because his main characters always seem to fall into either depression, or complete demise. Two novels that demonstrate this, are The Great Gatsby and Tender is the Night. A short publication of Fitzgerald's journal called, The Jazz Age, reveal Fitzgerald's true...
  • Fitzgerald's Novel The Great Gatsby
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    Symbolism Present in The Great Gatsby Symbolic representation is common amongst people and cultures around the world, but it is also used in literature to change the meanings or instill a different meaning in the mind of the readers. People hold different things to be symbolic. Dove and peace, rose and love, they are simple yet symbolic. In the novel The Great Gatsby, written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, symbolic representation is present in many forms. It is seen in the general color scheme used in ...
  • Great Gatsby Vs Heathcliff In Wuthering Heights
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    'The Great Gatsby' by F. Scott Fitzgerald and 'Wuthering Heights' by Emile Bronte. Compare and Contrast the writers' presentation of Gatsby and Heathcliff in their respective novels. Emily Bronte's 'Wuthering Heights' and 'The Great Gatsby' by F. Scott Fitzgerald are interesting when compared as they share many similarities; yet also differ on a number of aspects. In terms of form and structure along with other aspects such as setting, writers presentation etc, notable comparisons can be drawn b...

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