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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, ...

1920' American Dream in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

In seven pages this paper analyzes how the 1920s' American Dream is presented in The Great Gatsby by author F. Scott Fitzgerald. ...

F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby and the American Dream

means just that-and he must be about His Fathers business, the service of a vast, vulgar, and meretricious beauty. So he invented ...

Nick Carraway, the American Dream, and The Great Gatsby

in the promised land did so through the exploitation of the land, its resources, and its natives" as is the case with Jay Gatsby (...

'Lost Generation' and the American Dream in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

who does not exhibit the same or nearly the same amount of wealth and material possessions. The lost generation of America is ext...

The American Dream in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

on The Great Gatsby, "As Puritan values gave way to an unrestrained craving for money, power, and other forms of gratification, th...

Corruption of the American Dream in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

In five pages this report examines how Gatsby depicts a corrupted variation of the American Dream in Fitzgerald's classic 1925 nov...

Corruption of the American Dream in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

In four pages this paper examines how the theme of corruption is represented within the context of Fitzgerald's 1925 novel masterp...

American Dream and F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby

In seven pages this paper examines the excesses of the American Dream and its criticisms signified by the characterization of Jay ...

American Dream and Materialism in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

society . . . profoundly agrees with Marxs great discovery that it is social rather than individual consciousness that determines ...

American Dream in Death of a Salesman and The Great Gatsby

as "The Jazz Age." When not numbing themselves with superficial pleasures, young people were pursuing the American Dream, as tran...

An Analysis of Fitzgerald's Novel, The Great Gatsby

This paper analyzes F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel, The Great Gatsby. The author argues that the work qualifies as an excell...

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...

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...

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...

Dreams and Authority in “The Great Gatsby”

no success at all; that belongs to the people who employ the hard workers. But the dream persists, and Gatsby seems to achieve it,...

"The Great Gatsby" and the Pursuit of Hollow Dreams

value into ultimately empty goals; this is indicated by the comparison of Gatsbys quest for Daisy with the "American dream" itself...

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 ...

Jay Gatsby and the American Dream

move comfortably in the social circle of people like the Buchanans. Fitzgerald shows us all the trappings of wealth: the gorgeous...

Gatsby & The American Dream

her well-loved eyes" (Fitzgerald 111). As this suggests, Gatsbys many possessions and signs of extreme wealth are not important ...

F. Scott Fitzgerald, Mark Twain, and the American Dream

we are offered the changing nature of that American Dream as it turned to something far more materialistic and powerful in a capit...

F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway on the American Dream

done in their lives as they see no hope in the future. Their American Dream is one that came smashing down with the pessimistic re...

F. Scott Fitzgerald, Truman Capote and the American Dream, a Critique of the American Dream in F. Scott Fitzgerald's “The Great Gatsby” and Truman Capote's “Breakfast at Tiffany's”

Gatsby, and in Truman Capotes Breakfast at Tiffanys, first published in 1958. Both define the American Dream as the exclusive pro...

Nick Carraway's Narrative in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

In seven pages this paper argues that the shattered illusion of the American Dream and its impact are embodied in Nick Carraway's ...

Benjamin Franklin and F. Scott Fitzgerald on the American Dream and Morality

In 5 pages this paper discusses how Franklin and Fitzgerald presented morality and the American Dream in a comparative analysis of...

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 ...

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...