"The Great Gatsby" Book Review by supercalifragilistic

"The Great Gatsby"
This paper discusses the personalities in F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby."
# 97593 | 1,053 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Aug 26, 2007 in Literature (American) , English (Analysis)

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The paper analyzes the characters of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 novel "The Great Gatsby." The paper discusses how more than any other character in the novel, Jay Gatsby embodies the confusions of the American Dream and its false promises. The paper portrays how Gatsby falls for the lie promised by the American Dream that anyone who works hard and makes money can buy class and respect. The paper also analyzes the characters Daisy Buchanan and the narrator Nick Carraway.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Fitzgerald, Scott. The Great Gatsby. New York: Scribner, 1980.
  • "The Great Gatsby." Study Guide. Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District. 12 Apr 1999. 22 Apr 2007.http://www.bellmore-merrick.k12.ny.us/grgatsb.html
  • "Who Wants to be a Millionaire: Changing Concepts of the American Dream." American Studies Online. 2007. 22 Apr 2007.http://www.americansc.org.uk/Online/American_Dream.htm

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