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  • Phone Call From Daisy
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    The Great Gatsby: Materialism The quote 'material without being real's hows the emptiness of an existence with the realization of a tainted ideal. Fittingly, this quote from Nick is placed after Daisy leaves Gatsby. Nick is imagining what Gatsby would bethinking if he had understood that the goal, winning Daisy and her materialistic insubstantiality, was unworthy of his effort. Fitzgerald does not specifically state if Gatsby is or is not waiting for the phone call from Daisy. If Gatsby has real...
  • Jay Gatsby
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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...
  • Gatsby's Love For Daisy
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    Through Lie Express Character Throughout the novel, Jake Gatsby explains the type of character he is, through his lies. Gatsby acts out to be a man who has it all. The only item missing from Gatsby's life is love. Love is the only true key to happiness with out it you are lost. Gatsby goes all out to be loved even if it means lying. Gatsby shows his love, to the love of his life Daisy, who is in love with another man named Tom. Tom and Daisy are married, but Tom is having an affair with another ...
  • Party In Respect Of His Death
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    Our environment dictates how we live our lives and how we handle situations. Our environment also dictates how the people around us handle our death. Death is one important social convention of a society depicted in The Call of the Wild, Garden Party, the Great Gatsby, Bone, and Dulce Et Decorum Est. Death and the handling of death is a social convention portraying values and ways of living in two main ways: "respect" of the body and acceptable manners to die such as through violence, illness, c...
  • Gatsby And Pechorin's Talents
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    Similarity Essay Jay Gatsby and Pechorin are two very different characters that take place in two different time periods but show many similarities. Superfluous men are set apart by their superior talents by being excessive in societies, unnecessary and cause more trouble than they are worth, and are in corrupted societies. This is a big quality that two different characters share. In The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald and A Hero of Our Time by Mikhail Lermontov, use Gatsby and Pechorin as ...

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