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Essay

Family and Marriage

Gatsby Mystery the Mystery Underlying the Great

Words: 1555
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Gatsby Mystery The Mystery Underlying the Great Gatsby In 1925, F. Scott Fitzgerald released The Great Gatsby to instant and permeating acclaim. The novel, often cited as being among…

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8 Pages
Thesis

Literature

Gatsby the Symbolic Dominance of

Words: 2573
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Thesis

The rapid connection of plot strands which brought into physical incidence the numerous affairs and hostilities that resolved, however bleakly, the novel's various impasses, make somewhat absurd an otherwise…

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2 Pages
Book Review

Drama - World

Gatsby Lost Generation Poor

Words: 612
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Book Review

Uprooted from their native "bored, swollen, sprawling towns beyond the Ohio" to Paris or, closer to home, Long Island, they at first reveled in the freedom that supporting their…

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2 Pages
Essay

Music

Gatsby Jazz Age Disillusionment in the Great

Words: 620
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Gatsby Jazz Age Disillusionment in the Great Gatsby The 1920s saw the United States undergo one of its most dramatic periods of cultural and social evolution in its young…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Gatsby the Great Gatsby Exploration

Words: 1181
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Fitzgerald focuses much like a scriptwriter on her body parts to set the sensual stage. Her throat is "full if aching, grieving beauty told only of her unexpected joy"…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Race

Book the Great Gatsby and the Film 6 Degrees Starring Will Smith

Words: 1371
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Gatsby and Six Passing for white -- Both a white and a black man can 'pass' The Great Gatsby, only six degrees and six decades separate from ill Smith's…

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2 Pages
Essay

Sociology

Marxist Criticism of the Great Gatsby

Words: 721
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Gatsby Marx and the Great Gatsby In the 1920s, the United States was enjoyed a new and unprecedented period of industriousness and growth. ithin this period, its advancement as…

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3 Pages
Essay

Literature

Character Study of Jay Gatsby

Words: 1045
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Jay Gatsby is the central, enigmatic focus of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. hen the reader first meets Gatsby, it is through the description of Nick Carraway, who…

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18 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Great Gatsby an Analysis Using Marxist Materialist Psychoanalytic and Feminist Theories

Words: 5596
Length: 18 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Great Gatsby -- a Theoretical Analysis The Great Gatsby is one of the legendary novels written in the history of American literature. The novel intends to shed light on…

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3 Pages
Essay

Literature

Fitzgerald's Great Gatsby Exposes Wealth and Greed in the 1920s

Words: 1206
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Great Gatsby Reading the highly-acclaimed novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, is an excellent way in which to learn about New York City and about America in…

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7 Pages
Research Paper

Literature

Reinvention of the Great Gatsby

Words: 2364
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Great Gatsby: A Novel of Reinvention "The 1920s were characterized by conservatism, affluence, and cultural frivolity, yet it was also a time of social economic and political change. The…

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7 Pages
Essay

Psychology

Mr Ripley and Gatsby

Words: 2388
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

identity of the self usually involves success. That success may include cars, luxury items, mansions, beautiful kids, and a beautiful spouse. It varies from person to person. Some people…

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4 Pages
Thesis

Literature

Great Gatsby -- the Great

Words: 1517
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Thesis

Fitzgerald wrote his novel during the Roaring 1920s, but his book seems uniquely relevant to our own times. The Roaring 1920s was coming to a rapid slow-down of material…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Great Gatsby the American Dream

Words: 1174
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In fact, other than her beauty and her high class status, it is hard to see why Gatsby loves her so much. But Daisy's materialism, for Gatsby, is not…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Biology

Great Gatsby the Slow Unraveling

Words: 993
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

His life had been confused and distorted since then, but if he could once return to a certain starting place and go over it all slowly, he could find…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Martin Eden Gatsby Farewell to

Words: 624
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

2. Discuss the green light in The Great Gatsby and the rain in A Farewell to Arms as symbols of fertility and death. In F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The…

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7 Pages
Research Paper

Family and Marriage

Fitzgerald's Novel the Great Gatsby

Words: 2283
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Despite the fact that this caused her pain she kept seeing him because she needed his support. She is another character who wanted to overcome her social condition. One…

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4 Pages
Essay

Literature

Great Gatsby the Moral Wasteland

Words: 1184
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

hile his modes of achieving his money might be questionable, he can know that he did become successful and he did not need the help of anyone else to…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Great Gatsby The Writer Discusses the Story

Words: 2113
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Great Gatsby. The writer discusses the story and the plot line, the writer's life and motivation for writing it, what the critics said about the story and the writer's…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Great Gatsby Values in 1920 America Were

Words: 1162
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Great Gatsby Values in 1920 America were changing rapidly from the Victorian attitudes that preceded them, and the novel "The Great Gatsby," by F. Scott Fitzgerald clearly epitomizes these…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Great Gatsby the Green Light

Words: 1150
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The characters have to travel through this Hell to reach the "paradise" of New York City, the place where they work, play, and show off their wealth. The eyes…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Drama - World

English Literature the Great Gatsby

Words: 1507
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Great Gatsby Hamlett F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" is set against the backdrop of 1920's Long Island. It explores multiple themes about the human condition as experienced through…

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2 Pages
Essay

Literature

Great Gatsby and the American Dream

Words: 689
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Great Gatsby and the American Dream In many ways, the first portions of the biography of Jay Gatsby embodies the American Dream: Jay Gatsby was born to unspeakable poverty…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Color Symbolism and Meanings in the Great Gatsby

Words: 978
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

color in "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald. COLOR IN THE GREAT GATSBY Fitzgerald uses color elaborately in "The Great Gatsby," and it usually has some ulterior meaning,…

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2 Pages
Essay

Literature

Great Gatsby as a Modernist

Words: 580
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

So he invented just the sort of Jay Gatsby that a seventeen-year-old boy would be likely to invent, and to this conception he was faithful to the end (Fitzgerald…

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2 Pages
Book Report

Music

Great Gatsby and the Resonating

Words: 612
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Book Report

108). These types of seemingly innocuous observations are actually powerful commentaries on the darkness that is spreading over society in the 1920s, and the divisions between those on one…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Interrelation Between Great Gatsby and Nick

Words: 1205
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Nick Carraway and Jay Gatsby in the Great Gatsby. The writer examines the beginning relationship and the way it changes as the story unfolds. There were five sources used…

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6 Pages
Research Proposal

Family and Marriage

Great Gatsby by F Scott

Words: 2096
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

That is a lot of responsibility for ocky to bear, because the family is pinning all their hopes on him, and he has to deliver. The author makes ocky…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Great Gatsby Literary Critique

Words: 961
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald intended to create in the title character a uniquely American figure, one whose relationship to love, wealth and success was complex and shot-through with…

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2 Pages
Article Review

Sociology

Possessions in the Great Gatsby

Words: 624
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Article Review

Myrtle is in a similar situation. Like Gatsby, she is from a lower caste of society. Her plain speech and her lack of experience with casual extravagance brand her…

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4 Pages
Essay

Literature

The Great Gatsby and Jazz

Words: 1346
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

The Jazz Age and Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is the great novel of the Lawless Decade—the Roaring Twenties or the Jazz Age, as it was otherwise…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Great Gatsby Is Indisputably One

Words: 1245
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

To Gatsby, this was the biggest failure and he was not willing to accept defeat. Though he finally realizes that Daisy's enticing voice-that "low, thrilling" siren's voice with its…

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2 Pages
Essay

Literature

Culture and America in Great Gatsby

Words: 688
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

A Lack of Real Friendship in The Great Gatsby Money and wealth may not be lacking in Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby—but friendship is. On the surface, it appears that…

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Pages

The Great Gatsby Essay

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Length: Pages
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Topics The theme of unrequited love in The Great Gatsby Discuss the fallibility of youth in The Great Gatsby Discuss the primacy of socioeconomic status as it manifests in…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Sociology

Marxist Reading of the Great

Words: 1740
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In the car Nick sees him look sideways as though lying and thinks "And with this doubt, his whole statement fell to pieces, and I wondered if there wasn't…

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10 Pages
Essay

Literature

Transforming Oneself in the Great

Words: 3659
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Essay

My appearance was always good and my ability to play on the piano, especially ragtime, which was then at the height of its vogue, made me a welcome guest."(Johnson,…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Modernism in Fitzgerald's the Great

Words: 1826
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

"(Fitzgerald, 2) the image of personality, the "self as process" (Bloom, 189), parallels that of reality as process. Gatsby's own character is for its most part invented, dreamed up…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Human Savagery in Young Goodman

Words: 1494
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Come devil! For thee is this world given..." This passage reflected Goodman's surrender to the wilderness, to the state of disorder that made him discover that he is weak…

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2 Pages
Creative Writing

Black Studies - Philosophy

Dirty Work

Words: 584
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Creative Writing

Great Gatsby "I don't understand, why…I never heard from you again. How can you show up here, now, expecting anything?" It was one of the rare times Daisy's face…

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3 Pages
Essay

Psychology

Nick Carraway Nick You Are a Sensitive

Words: 1147
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Nick Carraway Nick, you are a sensitive, thoughtful, and intelligent man who has the potential to learn a lot from the current challenges you have presented. The questions you…

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24 Pages
Research Proposal

Literature

Decline of the American Dream

Words: 6858
Length: 24 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

As we have already mentioned, the mood and tone for moral corruption in New York City was prime in the 1920s and while it may seem there are the…

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3 Pages
Essay

Literature

Narrator Lies -- to Himself

Words: 1150
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

However, Fitzgerald creates a narrative conceit whereby Carraway praises Gatsby, but Gatsby's ridiculousness as well as his charm shines through. For example, Gatsby attempts to seduce Daisy with his…

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11 Pages
Term Paper

Family and Marriage

Isolation in American Literature the

Words: 3546
Length: 11 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The mere fact that these people interact as much as they do is a sign of the blurring of class signs. Also, the image of Gatsby as essentially nouveau…

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6 Pages
Essay

Literature

Hemingway Fitzgerald the Great

Words: 2071
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Unable to serve in the army, he too, like Jake is haunted by a feeling of vulnerability. His mother financially supports his career as a novelist, and he is…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Anthropology

Balinese Cockfighting and F Scott

Words: 1505
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Gatsby will always be interpreted as an interloper, even though some people, like Nick, have enough ability to step outside of the culture, and express admiration for Gatsby's futile…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Morrison & Fitzgerald Comparing and

Words: 1833
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Therefore we see through Nick's eyes the ways and lifestyle not only of Tom, Daisy, Jordan and others, but also the mysterious, nouveau riche Gatsby, wealthy from bootlegging and…

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Thesis

Literature

Lust and Desire Ethan Frome

Words: 1546
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Thesis

In this book, then, desire and lust -- and their inability to be fulfilled in any meaningful way -- lead directly and explicitly to destruction, and even a desire…

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Term Paper

Literature

Scott Fitzgerald's Character Dick Diver From Tender

Words: 1424
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Scott Fitzgerald's character Dick Diver from "Tender is the Night" takes on characteristics of both Jay Gatsby and Nick Carraway from "The Great Gatsby." Two sources. MLA. Character Analysis…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

American Modernism and the Endemic Themes

Words: 1636
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

American Modernism and the Edenic Themes Langston Hughes and Jay Gatsby: Different Strokes for Different Folks in the Search for an Edenic orld The search for Eden has always…

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5 Pages
Research Paper

Biology

Fleeting Nature of Time From

Words: 1758
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Gatsby had been feeling guilty for letting Daisy go in favor of him getting the chance to upgrade his social position. Fitzgerald cleverly relates to this at the moment…

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2 Pages
Essay

Literature

Frantic Pursuit of the American

Words: 616
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

On the other hand, Nick is genuinely concerned for the human side of his friendships and romantic liaisons. Unlike Gatsby or Tom, Nick seems to truly understand the meaning…

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4 Pages
Research Proposal

Literature

Lust and Desire in American

Words: 1197
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

The fulfillment of desire, that is, means the eradication of desire -- by its very definition, desire is gone once its object has been attained. This plays out differently…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Economics

Distortions of the American Dream The Effects

Words: 1176
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Distortions of the American Dream: The Effects of Materialism in Day of the Locust and the Great Gatsby In both The Day of the Locust and The Great Gatsby,…

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3 Pages
Creative Writing

Sports - Women

Short Piece on My Life as an Outsider

Words: 834
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Creative Writing

People And somewhere between the time you arrive And the time you go May lie a reason you were alive But you'll never know. Jackson Brown A lone cloud…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Government

Teams Running for Presidency Would Have a

Words: 591
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

teams running for presidency would have a real chance, however, they are indeed two of the most interesting presidential couples the American history has seen. I intend to draw…

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2 Pages
Creative Writing

Music

Short Sketch About Me as an Outsider

Words: 690
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Creative Writing

Outsider Sketch Wrapped tightly in a dark blue-green comforter, she snuggles up against the oversized pillows on her dorm room bed. The shades are drawn and only the red…

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13 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

American Lit Definition of Modernism and Three

Words: 3585
Length: 13 Pages
Type: Term Paper

American Lit Definition of Modernism and Three Examples Indeed, creating a true and solid definition of modernism is exceptionally difficult, and even most of the more scholarly critical accounts…

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3 Pages
Essay

Literature

Rise and Fall of the

Words: 1015
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

The myth destroys the dream because they are so closely connected and when one fails, the other is doomed. Gatsby cannot have not can he enjoy his lavish lifestyle…

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4 Pages
Essay

Leadership

Analyzing and Reading Critical Theories

Words: 1381
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Great Gatsby: As Seen Through Marxist Perspective A Marxist perspective of F. Scott Fitzgerald's famous novel, The Great Gatsby may be interested in social class representations, together with how…

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3 Pages
Book Report

Military

Legal and Illegal Business Ethics

Words: 952
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Book Report

Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald's book, The Great Gatsby, is iconic for a period and a place where the world was caught by the mad drive…

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