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  • Gatsby And Daisy
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    Jason Bello AP English March 22, 2000 The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne and The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald are two novels, which address similar themes with completely opposite resolves. The authors use their main characters, Hester, Dimmesdale, Gatsby, and Daisy, in their respective works to present these themes. The action in both novels revolves around unfaithfulness, its effects on the characters, and the results of committing adultery, which prove to be antipode from one no...
  • Novel The Great Gatsby
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    The 1974 adaptation of the critically acclaimed novel the Great Gatsby is directed by Jack Clayton and screenwriter by Francis Ford Coppola, with Robert and Mia Farrow as leads. The two actors give excellent performances, and certainly portray the beautiful people they are made out to be in the book. One scene in particular that reflected that Redford was was chosen for this part was when the Nick and Gatsby are in suits and Nick is perspiring in is utterly unsuitable manner of dress for the wea...
  • Novel Version Of The Great Gatsby
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    The movie created by David Merrick as well as the novel written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, both entitled The Great Gatsby, ate truly two fine pieces of art. The movie version shows the viewer what is happening in the story without internal comments from the narrator and the viewer can understand exactly what is happening without any intellectual thought involved. The novel, however, challenges the reader to look deep inside the writing in order to grasp the true effect of the novel and what kind of...
  • Novel The Great Gatsby
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    The novel "The Great Gatsby" in general is about middle and upper class American citizens and their lives a few years after the conclusion of First World War. The author (Nick Carro way), a World War I veteran himself, shows an insight into the lives and minds of American soldiers who fought in Europe during the conflict and the interesting experiences some may have had in the years following their return. The novel deals with many of the social attitudes and ideas that prevailed during the earl...
  • Novel The Great Gatsby
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    Money and The Great Gatsby 'Her voice is full of money Pg. 127),' is a major contributing sentence to the story. This sentence, which comes from the character by the name of Jay Gatsby. F. Scott Fitzgerald relates this story to many, stating that money can buy anything, including the love of a woman. This feeling that Gatsby has acquired baffles Nick Carraway. Throughout the story, the truth comes out of why Daisy becomes part of Gatsby, which is because she wants him just for his riches. In the...
  • Novel The Great Gatsby
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    Dove and peace, rose and love, they are simple yet symbolic. Every two years televisions around the world are graced with the images of five multicolored joined rings meant to represent the unity of the world in a celebration of the Olympic games. Although a circle is nothing more than a geometric shape to some, others take it to be a representation of endless love and friendship. People hold different things to be symbolic, but the inevitable truth is that everyone holds something to be represe...
  • Respect For Gatsby 1's House
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    A great lecturer once said, ^3 Man is so caught up in his own recklessness that he does not notice the values of life. ^2 The theme proclaimed in the quote reflects literature in the abundance that it is used in throughout the history of writing. Author F. Scott Fitzgerald, spokesman of the Jazz Age, illustrates the shallow emptiness, careless recklessness, and materialistic concerns of the rich in his novel The Great Gatsby. First and foremost of all are the issues of the materialistic concerns...
  • Symbols In The Novel The Great Gatsby
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    Symbols in The Great Gatsby This celebrated novel had so many symbols it made the best seller's list. In the novel The Great Gatsby there are many symbols that the reader needs to be aware of: the Valley of Ashes, the green light and the eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckleburg. With this essay the reader should gain a better understanding as to what these symbols represent. The symbols in the novel The Great Gatsby must be understood to enjoy this novel on the plateau it was originally written to achieve. Th...
  • F Scott Fitzgeralds Novel The Great Gatsby
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    The American Dream as it is Portrayed in The Great Gatsby Picture this, a person graduates from high school with honors, goes to college and graduates at the top of his / her class. After college, he / she is offered a job in the field he / she wants with an annual salary of about $400,000 a year. He / she marries the person of his / her dreams, has two children and moves into a large, elegant house. Forty years later that person retires with a pension and lives the rest of his / her life in lux...
  • Fitzgerald's Social Insight In The Great Gatsby
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    That's the whole burden of this novel - the loss of those illusions that give such color to the world so that you don't care whether things are true or false as long as they partake of the magical glory -F. Scott Fitzgerald -1924 Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald fingered these thoughts into his typewriter one morning in 1924, upon writing his greatest novel and one of the most acclaimed literary works of all time, The Great Gatsby. The brilliant final draft of The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald's...
  • Alienation In The Great Gatsby
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    For many people in America, the years immediately following World War I and World War II were characterized by anger, discontent, and disillusion. Society had been devastated by a global conflict that resulted in unmatched death, destruction and resentment. Survivors who came of age during these eras; the Lost Generation after WWI The Beat Generation after WWII, were left incoherent and alienated from both the world before and the new world that came into sight after. Unable to relate to either ...

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