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'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...

Gatsby & The American Dream

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

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...

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...

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...

"Big Two-Hearted River, Parts I and II" by Ernest Hemingway

aching muscles, "Nick felt happy," as he has "left everything behind, the need for thinking, the need to write, other needs" (Hemi...

Catherine the Great’s Accomplishments

As a young woman Catherine was apparently already determined to be a very powerful and effective leader. She "was ambitious as wel...

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,...

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...

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 ...

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...

“The Great Gatsby” in Its Historical Context

important to remember that at the time Fitzgerald wrote, "immigrants were coming to the United States by the millions because they...

The Eyes of Dr. Eckleburg

no face, instead, the eyes are behind an enormous pair of glasses which are sitting on a non-existent nose (Fitzgerald). Nick, who...

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 "The Great Gatsby"

so pervades The Great Gatsby that Fitzgeralds true achievement was to appropriate American legend."1 The book gives us both romanc...

Love and Power: The Great Gatsby and The Tempest

example, how he constantly throws huge parties that are very elaborate and clearly of wealth. Yet he never really attends them. He...

The Great Gatsby: Summing Us Up

less than legal involvement. But, for the most part that did not matter, for the premise of the book, in relationship to acceptabl...

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...

Society and The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

is lives in the swanky neighborhood of town while Myrtle lives in closer proximity to the billboard noted above. Gatsby is acknow...

Cyril Connelley on F. Scott Fitzgerald's Fiction

family that was better off than his own. In order to make something of himself he began to write articles for various magazines. H...

Continued Relevance of The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

so much as for the enjoyment of others, for the pride he could have when looking at what he achieved through the eyes of others. T...

Fiction of the 20th Century and the City

the city may appear attractive and it certainly attracted Nick, it is hollow. He expresses this by returning home to the midwest. ...

An Analysis of Fitzgerald's Gatsby and Larsen's Passing

basis for Nicks disillusionment with the decadence of east coast American society (Fitzgerald 3). Gatsbys pursuit of the American ...

An Idealistic Literary Vision of America

two people who hold true to the notion that determination and hard work can get you ahead in the world of the American ideal. Gats...

Bernice Bobs Her Hair and The Great Gatsby

certain light. The narrator to tells us that, "Ive heard it said that Daisys murmur was only to make people lean toward her; an ir...

Alcohol and F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby

different than those who attend his party and do little more than drink and let loose. With such a setting, as one of the most ...

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald and Water Imagery

pursues a materialistic dream that is draped in romantic expectation. Nick comes to feel that Gatsbys misplaced idealism and roman...

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...

Symbolism and Characterization in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

As such he makes a very good narrator. He also cares about people, which also makes him a reliable narrator. This is good because ...

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...