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Comparison Of The Great Gatsby: Book And Movie

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The movie version of The Great Gatsby and the novel had few minor changes. The setting of the movie and book were the same Long Island, New York. The character that was left out from the movie was Dan Cody, Gatsby’s made up millionaire. One of the biggest change I saw in the movie was that Gatsby never revealed his real name to Nick, while in the book he tells Nick that his name is James Gats. Also, in the movie when Gatsby invites Nick, he assumed that he meant Gatsby, as seen in the book Nick talks to Gatsby but doesn’t know that his talking to Gatsby. In the film it states that Gatsby and Daisy haven’t meant for eight years, but in the novel states “Five years next November”. At the end of the movie when Gatsby gets shot he floats on top
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