Aristotelian Argument: Representation Of The Great Gatsby

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Aristotelian Argument: Representation of the Great Gatsby The two movies, The Great Gatsby by Baz Luhrmann and Midnight in Paris by Woody Allen had quite similarities in the character’s to the novel. Both films created a significant portrayal of The Great Gatsby. The films had a similar theme as in the novel towards reliving in the past. Characters, like Nick and Gil, were selfish and didn 't want anything but to succeed in what they wanted. The real names and personalities of the characters were brought out in The Great Gatsby film, whereas Midnight in Paris used different characters to bring the novel to life. Both films were very similar to the novel with the two main characters from both films being selfish and with the characters being alike. Luhrmann 's adaptation of Fitzgerald’s novel, The Great Gatsby, was accurate on stating the characters and their personality as well as their attitude. Though there were different actions some characters took that made them different like in the film when Gatsby got shot Daisy didn 't attend his funeral but in the novel she did. Some might say the film…show more content…
Both films had similarities to the novel, The Great Gatsby. Although the storylines were not exactly alike, the characters had the same attitude and personality toward people and disputes that occurred. Luhrmann 's adaptation of Fitzgerald 's novel, The Great Gatsby, was accurate on stating the characters and their personalities as well as their attitude. Allen’s homage on Fitzgerald 's novel was similar to stating the characters personalities and attitudes just with different characters. Both films created some sort of Gatsby story in some way which made the films and novel come together. The main characters desired the luxurious life of being wealthy, but knew they had to put in work to get to where they wanted to be. Their image of the world was quite unrealistic due to the fact they were living in the past. Both films were superior representations of The

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