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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Jay Gatsby and the Cult of Celebrity

same time he undercuts Gatsby by telling readers that he made his money illegally; he was a bootlegger (he sold illegal whiskey du...

Jay Gatsby, an American Dreamer

ever written. F. Scott Fitzgeralds portrait of Jay Gatsby resonates with almost every reader because he is so human in his hopes a...

Jay Gatsby, The American Dream and His Failure to Grasp It

as the finest American novel ever written. It retains its power because it is a sort of dual effort: it praises the American Dream...

The Personification of Arch Romantics by Shakespeare's Orsino, Jay Gatsby, Gilbert Markham, and Emma Bovary

In five pages this report argues that the literary views of longing and love have long shaped conventional attitudes and examine t...

Is Jay Gatsby Really Likeable?

that sometimes money will create more problems than it solves. Such is the case with Jay Gatsby, and this essay will examine Fitzg...

Invention of Jay Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

went to work on the street early in life, and fell in with a teenage gang from the Lower East Side. Taking advantage of Prohibitio...

Characters of Robert Cohn in Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises and Jay Gatsby in F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby

now wealthy and has achieved all he set out to do. In this chapter we see many different things which tell us that Jay is nothing ...

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 ...

Jay McInerney's Bright Lights, Big City Presentation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby

together, ties up all loose plot ends, and eventually takes the story full circle. The participating narrator/protagonist appeale...

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 ...

George O’Kelly and Jay Gatsby

he comes back to try and win Jonquil again, and by then he is a success; in addition, he has made his fortune in civil engineering...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

'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...

F. Scot Fitzgerald and a look at the American Dream

Ambition and a self-made determination, and the freedom to achieve anything that one sets his or her mind to were the basic concep...

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...

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...

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 ...