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  • Tom And Daisy
    783 words
    Crossing the porch where we had dined that June night three months before, I came to a small rectangle of light which I guessed was the pantry window. The blind was drawn, but I found a rift at the sill. Tom and Daisy were sitting across one another at the kitchen table. They were engaged in a conversation. Tom was talking intently across the table to Daisy with his hand covering her own, as she stared at the cold chicken that lay on the table. "Daisy, are you okay?" Tom asked her in a gentle to...
  • Gatsby And Tom
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    Gatsby, One of the Socially Elite The novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald portrayed the views, beliefs, and actions of the socially elite of nineteen-twenties America. Fitzgerald was not biased for or against the rich; he simply chronicled the lives of his characters and how money and class separated people. The best example of this was life of the title character himself, Jay Gatsby. Inquiring minds want to know, "Who is Gatsby, and what makes him so great" The novel begins with the i...
  • Gatsby And Daisy's Relationship
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    The Great Gatsby Plot Summary A man named Nick Carraway moves from the Mid-West to come live in Long Island. He rents a house in West Egg Village. Next door lives a rich man, Mr. Gatsby, whom Nick has never met. Just across the bay, in East Egg, Tom and Daisy Buchanan live. Daisy is Nick's cousin. Through Daisy Nick meets Jordan Baker, a golf-pro when he has a relationship with. Nick becomes intrigued by the lavish parties given by the very wealthy Mr. Gatsby. In time, the two meet and become cl...
  • Gatsbys Parties Tom
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    Jay Gatsby and the American Dream F. Scott Fitzgeralds novel The Great Gatsby is a glimpse into the elite social circles of Long Island society during the prosperous period of the 1920's. In this decade a class of "new rich" was born, and the class of "old rich" enjoyed continued prosperity. Gatsby showcases the conflict between the two groups, as the newly rich tried to carve a place for themselves in the exclusive social circles of those who inherited their wealth. The book concerns itself wit...
  • Tom Buchanan
    427 words
    The Great Gatsby In the story of Great Gatsby there are many diverse individuals which make themselves heard in the book. Tom Buchanan is the one character that the reader loves to hate. He represents the materialistic views in and around the Jazz era. The question at hand is to consider the character and role of Tom Buchanan in the story. How is the reader meant to respond to this character. To answer the question Tom must be broken down and investigated in an in-depth manner. The era the actio...
  • Daisy And Tom
    407 words
    The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, contains many literary devices. One of such devices is characterization, the author's method of describing characters. In this novel, the author creates many of the characters to be superficial. Through their actions, comments, and descriptions, Fitzgerald gives the reader an idea of the characters. One such character proves to be Daisy. Although she had fallen in love with Gatsby when she first met him, when he was at war she quickly wa...
  • Gatsby's Previous Relationship With Daisy
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    KV Smith Period 212-10-01 In the beginning of the story, Nick is introduced. He moved from the Midwest to New York and got into the bond business. Also living in New York is his second cousin, Daisy, who is married to Tom Buchanan. Nick is liked by everyone and through out the story, he learns a lot. First of all, he learns of Gatsby who is his next-door neighbor. Then he learns of Daisy and Gatsby's past relationship. They used to be a couple but broke up because Gatsby had gone away to war and...
  • Tom Over Gatsby In Chapter VII
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    ouisville, Kentucky. She is Nick's cousin and the object of Gatsby's love. As a young debutante in Louisville, Daisy was extremely popular among the military officers stationed near her home, including Jay Gatsby. Gatsby lied about his background to Daisy, claiming to be from a wealthy family in order to convince her that he was worthy of her. Eventually, Gatsby won Daisy's heart, and they made love before Gatsby left to fight in the war. Daisy promised to wait for Gatsby, but in 1919 she chose ...
  • Jay Gatsby And Tom Buchanan
    561 words
    The dream of wealth has been a mutual theme for many Americans all through history. The prospect to become high society by money has blinded many Americans to the underlying consequence that is corruption. Too much of a good thing can be a bad thing. In this case, too much of that thing is money. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is a literary classic idealizing the American dream, and ultimately the corruption of people as well as society as a whole. Fitzgerald uses his theme of corruptio...
  • Actions Of People At Gatsby's Parties
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    There are many things that we observe through social occurrences which cause us to make judgements about a particular person or group of people. Correspondingly, these things we observe also reveal to us the values held by these people. This particular idea is represented well in the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Glamour and lavish surroundings influence the peoples goals and desires and contribute to their materialistic and socially prominent ideals. This is shown through the a...
  • Mr Gatsby
    847 words
    In today society, many people like to follow the current. They want to catch the wave. Which mean, it does not matter if things were good or bad, right or wrong, they just follow and do them without any thinking. Therefore, there are not too many people would like to be a normal, thoughtful nor neutral person. However, in the novel, The Great Gatsby, by Scott Fitzgerald, one of the character name is Nike Carroway, he was the good and neutral narrator. It was because, in the novel, he analyzed al...
  • Gatsby And Daisy
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    An American Dream; The inspirer. In The Great Gatsby, but F. Scott Fitzgerald, a great man is reduced to a corpse because of a jealous lover. In the novel, the American dream is referred to time and time again. The fact that if one works hard, he or she will become rich and achieve their dreams is the notion that the American dream is based upon. In some cases this is true, but for every case where this has happened, there is a case for which it has not. For Daisy, Tom, and Gatsby, the American ...
  • Affair Between Gatsby And Daisy
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    ... t are omnipresent throughout the novel. There is also the sense of inevitable disappointment inherent in the meeting between Gatsby and Daisy which Nick realizes upon the end of the day. Gatsby has been planning for this moment for years; no matter how well the meeting had gone, it could not fulfill the grand dreams that he has created for himself. This highlights an important aspect of Gatsby's character: he has an inability to conceive of anything in less than grandiose terms, whether part...
  • Meeting Between Gatsby And Daisy
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    THE GREAT GATSBY The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, is an intriguing account about love, money and life during the 1920's in New York. The story begins when Nick Carraway, a young man, moves to New York from the Midwest to join the bond business. There, he soon becomes acquainted with his wealthy neighbor Jay Gatsby, and they become good friends. Gatsby confides in Nick and tells him that he is in love with Nick's cousin, the beautiful Daisy Buchanan. However, she is already married to th...
  • Tom Unlike Gatsby
    508 words
    Tom and Gatsby are the same in the aspect of their values, but they differ in their life styles. Both Gatsby and Tom was adulteress because Gatsby wanted Daisy who was married and Tom was cheating on Daisy. But in contrast Tom was the big strong guy and Gatsby was smaller and not as well built. Tom and Gatsby were both rich and thought that money could buy anything and everything they wanted, both Gatsby and Tom used their money to impress people. Gatsby uses his for parties to get Daisy to come...
  • Daisy's Love And Trust In Gatsby
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    Defined by a book of current literary terms, a climax is "the arrangement of a series of ideas or expressions in ascending order of importance or emphasis; the last term of the arrangement; a culmination". Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald during the roaring 20's, The Great Gatsby provides a look into the upper class circle of the East and West Villages of New York City. Known as East and West Egg in the novel, Fitzgerald, through the eyes of bachelor, portrays a cynical view of the high social soc...
  • George Thought Gatsby
    662 words
    Moral Responsibility in Gatsby Bang! Gatsby's dead! George Wilson shot Gatsby! However, who is morally responsible for killing Gatsby The obvious answer would be George since he pulled the trigger. However, it is clear, if for no other reason than for the unimportance of George in the book, that others were also partly responsible. In The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Tom, Daisy, and George are morally responsible for the death of Gatsby. Tom, because of his tattling on Gatsby, can be mo...
  • Daisy And Gatsby
    760 words
    Carelessness has many aspects, in particular negligence, purposelessness, and lack of consideration. Do the characters of The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald demonstrate these aspects of carelessness What does Fitzgerald use carelessness to demonstrate Fitzgerald gives his own characters the quality of emptiness and hopelessness with the exception of Nick Carraway. The failures in these character's lives are all the result of carelessness. Gatsby, Daisy, Tom, Baker, and the Wilsons all did t...
  • Tom And Myrtle's Apartment
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    The Great Gatsby Juxtaposing two scenes in a narrative allows them to be easily compared and contrasted. In F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby, two such scenes require specific attention. The impromptu party that is thrown by Tom Buchanan and his mistress, Myrtle Wilson, followed immediately by Jay Gatsby's party at his house, call for the attention of the reader because of the implications of these contiguous scenes. The result of analyzing the two scenes is that one can infer certain...
  • Nick Acts As Gatsby's Confidant
    438 words
    The Great Gatsby is a book filled with dynamic characters, written by a dynamic person. Throughout the book, the themes and situations are on many symbolic levels. The Great Gatsby is such a novel, that the hero is portrayed to the reader by a man who, with seemingly no effort, will not judge a man easily. He perceives him, takes him in, and analyzes him. This man's name is not, in fact, Gatsby, but Nick Carraway, the narrator of the story. The man who is being perceived, of course, is Jay Gatsb...

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