The Great Gatsby written by F. Scott Fitzgerald is a novel that aims to express a critic regarding the American dream in the 1920s which turned into an age of extreme prosperity and materialism. The author portrays this era as a time where social and moral values decayed into “cynicism, greed, and empty pursuit of pleasure”; a period where “easy money and relaxed social values” reigned. The corruption of the American
Humans naturally experience an array of colorful and powerful emotions but what happens when your fixated on finding love? Both the Great Gatsby and The Love Song of TJ Prufrock convey the shared theme that the fixation om love can make people disengage with reality as they believe love is the ultimate key to happiness. The overall plot of Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” based upon one Jay Gatbsy who’s single goal
The Great Gatsby, written in the 20th century is a timeless tale. On the outside it is a story of love and loss, but really looking at it there is much more depth to this book. The symbolism and deeper meanings compacted into this book make it a literary masterpiece and one of the greatest pieces of American literature. The book, The Great Gatsby, written by F. Scott Fitzgerald is a
The American Dream is a deceivingly complex concept. For some people it is a simple as a white picket fence, two kids and a dog, and financial stability. For others, it is a long arduous journey for acceptance, by self and others. It is a journey for the attainment of power and the ability to make change. It is a journey fueled by racial or financial circumstances. It is any mean
Everything in our world has a greater meaning than what we see at first glance and the vast spectrum of color is a prime example of how a simple color which doesn’t look like much to begin with, can mean something deeper to each person who interprets it in a different way. In the book The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald uses the color green to support the idea of the American Dream.
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The Great Gatsby, an American classic and one of Fitzgerald’s most outstanding works, tells a tangled story of love, lies, liquor and wealth in the 1920s. The narrator, Nick Carraway, moves from the west to Long Island, New York; West Egg to be more specific. There he meets the eccentric and exceedingly wealthy Jay Gatsby and becomes immersed in his struggles to rekindle his love with Daisy Buchanan, a married woman