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Literature

Great Gatsby The Moral Journey

Words: 834
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

He half-admires Gatsby, and gradually as the story wears on he begins to admire Gatsby uncritically and becomes overly credulous: at one point he actually believes that Jay is…

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Literature

Great Gatsby Acknowledged as a

Words: 920
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Even after Daisy commits murder, Gatsby remains unmoved in his emotions towards her. What's more, he assumes responsibility for her actions. Or consider the statement: ' Of course she…

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Literature

Great Gatsby the Prevailing Theme

Words: 802
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

However, his single focus on getting Daisy's green light, something he cannot have, creates a motive of greed in Gatsby that he is unable to control and eventually destroys…

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Essay

Literature

Great Gatsby the Iconic Novel the Great

Words: 749
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Great Gatsby The iconic novel The Great Gatsby is set in the "Roaring Twenties" in New York City. Author F. Scott Fitzgerald used the setting and the cultural era…

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Literature

Great Gatsby in F Scott

Words: 359
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

With enough wealth amassed and an impressive mansion right across the Sound from hers, Jay Gatsby feels certain that he can "repeat the past" when Daisy had loved him.…

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Thesis

Literature

Great Gatsby Narrative Structure and

Words: 717
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Thesis

Gatsby loved Daisy when the two of them were very young, but believed that the only reason she rejected him was because he was poor. Unlike Nick and Daisy,…

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Term Paper

Literature

Great Gatsby Is Considered One

Words: 784
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Characters in the Great Gatsby -- the American Dream A. Nick Carraway is the narrator in this novel and plays a very important role 1) Nick is the readers'…

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Book Report

Literature

Great Gatsby the Famous Novel

Words: 731
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Book Report

Fitzgerald uses white to describe Daisy, and it is fairly certain he used white to depict Daisy's original innocence. Daisy's car is white, her clothes are white and the…

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Term Paper

Literature

Great Gatsby the Elusive American

Words: 1307
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In this context, Tom is actually the one who lives his life in idleness, without giving it any meaning. Moreover, Daisy's superficiality makes of her an exponent of the…

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Essay

Literature

Great Gatsby A World of Illusion the

Words: 2281
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Great Gatsby: A orld of Illusion The 1920s were a time of change for America. The war was over and America was ready for some fun. The poor lived…

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Essay

The Great Gatsby

Words: 3672
Length: 13 Pages
Type: Essay

Related Topics Jazz Age Set in the Jazz Age, the novel’s backdrop is one in which flappers, music, booze, riches, and alcohol-fueled festivities serve as some of the main points of…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
Term Paper

Urban Studies

Neck Sits on the North Shore of

Words: 1139
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Neck sits on the north shore of Long Island in Nassau County, and the name refers to both the village of Great Neck and the peninsula on which it…

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Essay

Literature

What Was the Romantic Movement

Words: 1326
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Romanticism There are many way to approach the concept (or movement) known as romanticism, and over the many years romanticism has been perceived and defined in wildly different ways.…

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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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Research Paper

Literature

Heroic Love Throughout the Ages

Words: 1618
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Not only was Annabel Lee's love strong, but she was beautiful as well. This notion of beauty and love are linked in a continuous dream-like state for the speaker.…

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