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Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises, F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby and Gender

is a man of honor and integrity. He represents all that is good in the world of man as he stands to be a man who follows the old r...

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald and America's Jazz Age

the major theme is far from romantic in nature. This story is all about the disintegration of the once proud American Dream. And, ...

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 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 ...

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...

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...

'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...

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...

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...

Male and Female Protagonists in the Writings of F. Scott Fitzgerald

In 6 pages this paper analyzes the male and female heroines in the texts The Ice Palace, Winter Dreams, The Last Tycoon, This Side...

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...

The American Dream

people are happy to work for practically nothing, low-skill labor is relegated to the food and service industries, which offer min...

Langston Hughes/Critical Response to 2 Poems

opening, Hughes moves on to create a "crescendo of horror," which entails moving through a series of neutral questions. The questi...

American Literature and Major Common Themes

shaped by trying to achieve the American dream, but by experiencing what occurs when others achieve and pass on the values of weal...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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 Business World from a Literary Viewpoint

pictured as giving them a chance to live as equals with everyone-no upper classes-everyone doing as he or she pleased. Sinclair...

Capital Punishment: How Americans See It

DNA testing and the overturn of convictions, two thirds of Americans still support capital punishment ("The Death Penalty - Americ...