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Jay Gatsby's Desire for Daisy Buchanan in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

In seven pages this essay analyzes the motivation behind the title character's obsession with Daisy Buchanan and what she represen...

Jay Gatsby's Search for Himself in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

In five pages a character analysis of Jay Gatsby and some insights into his true identity are presented. There are no other sourc...

Jay Gatsby's Personal Philosophy in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

expensive roadster, and momentarily loses control of the car, striking and killing a woman, Myrtle Wilson, whom readers later lear...

Student Essay Rewrite on F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby

beautiful Daisy Buchanan. His enigmatic behavior and opulent lifestyle are designed to impress Daisy and bring her back into his l...

Nick Carraway/The Great Gatsby

through Nicks eyes Nick provides the voice by which the other characters are heard. As such, he serves as a "translator of the dr...

Jay Gatsby: A Great Man?

poverty to a position of wealth. While many people who wanted this particular American Dream of wealth and material possessions ...

F. Scott Fitzgerald as Jay Gatsby’s Alter Ego

Jazz Age"). Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda were a sort of American "royalty," known as much for their "madcap antics as for his wri...

Gatsby’s Fantasy

believed in you as you would like to believe in yourself and assured you that it had precisely the impression of you that, at your...

"The Great Gatsby" and Existential Values

moralism in the United States, and struggling to find worth in either of them. For this "Lost Generation", as they are commonly ca...

Dreamers: Gatsby and Heathcliff

only for you!" (Bronte Chapter X). But, he also begins to realize that he will never have her and his dreams seem to end. He marri...

The Great Gatsby: Gatsby and Daisy

example, Gatsby is showing her through his house and he shows her his silk shirts: "Theyre such beautiful shirts, she sobbed, her ...

Gatsby and Heathcliff

far more refined individual, even if he still slung to some of his impoverished perspectives. For example, he shows his need to sh...

Jay Gatsby, Monroe Stahr, Amory Blaine, and F. Scott Fitzgerald

This paper consists of five pages and examines how Gatsby in The Great Gatsby, Stahr in The Love of the Last Tycoon, and Blaine in...

Heroes and Heroines in the Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway

gained on the Italian front. Although Hemingway delicately avoids telling us precisely where the wound is, we know it is around hi...

Characters of Amory Blaine, Jay Gatsby, and Monroe Stahr as Reflections of F. Scott Fitzgerald

feel of the American youth culture, because he, and through his writing, Amory Blaine, as well, were young men of the time in whic...

Nick Carraway and Fitzgerald's Novel, The Great Gatsby

few minutes I was going to enter into their lives, and no one would ever know or disapprove" (Fitzgerald 61). He soon finds that...

Misguided Intentent in Literary Characters

of his mother during her long illness, however, he primarily, marries her because he does not want to be alone during the long New...

F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby and the Obsession of Love

In five pages The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is examined with the focus being upon the obsessive love Jay Gatsby had for ...

Past and Jay Gatsby

the foundation of the past that Jay will always try to defy. In essence, as he grows he tries to make money, become powerful, and ...

'To An Athlete Dying Young' by A.E. Housman

has died. Beginning in the third stanza, the poet discusses the death and again addresses the deceased directly. He says the youn...

Charles Dickens' Estella and F. Scott Fitzgerald's Daisy

none of the women in Gatsby are particularly likeable, but even so, the book retains its power. Daisy Buchanan Lets start with Da...

Analysis of a Modern Classic: "The Great Gatsby"

about the characters thoughts and motivations. So we are going to read the story and see what happened through Nicks eyes, which m...

Gatsby & the American Dream

is when Gatsby holds out his arms toward a small green light in the distance, which the reader learns later is the green light on ...

Symbolism in Great Gatsby & Animal Dreams

retinas are one yard high" (Fitzgerald 15). The student researching this topic will note that there are divergences from the stu...

The Great Gatsby and American Greed

intelligence and talent to work in ways that are less than reputable in order to pursue an illusion of beauty. Making his fortune ...

Societal Masks

calls friends. In particular, is his pursuit of Daisy. Why Daisy, one might ask? Simple. She was the symbol of landed wealth, of t...

An American Dream Tragedy, The Great Gatsby

This essay describes the thematic function of the American Dream in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Six pages in length, ...

Characters of Nick Carraway and Jay Gatsby in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

for traditional values and is attracted to the fast-life epitomized by Jay. Nick comes to understand that Gatsby, rather than the...

F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby and the Character of Jay Gatsby

and honor were really worth possessing. The Great Gatsby In first discussing Fitzgeralds story we look at the man who is Gats...

Nick Carraway's Perspective on Gatsby

This essay asserts that Nick Carraway's narration presents Jay Gatsby's story in terms of Freudian psychology and as paralleling ...