The Self as a Mystery in "The Great Gatsby"
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This paper analyzes a quote from F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" and discusses two more in relation to how Gatsby was seen as and performed himself as a mystery to those surrounding him. The paper addresses themes in relation to Gatsby and relates them to the national character of the United States during the 1920s as well.
From the Paper:"The man that is Jay Gatsby is a fascinating mystery to the narrator of "The Great Gatsby", Nick Carraway, and the other socialites and party-goers of Gatsby's weekly bashes. Gatsby seems to have come from nowhere and recounts tales of his past and his careers, war service, and travels that..."
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