Examples Of Love In The Great Gatsby

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Love is one of those terms nobody can define but everybody knows or has their own meaning to. Love is messy and perfect and can be explained so many different ways. One way love has been shown is in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald we see a poor child full of ambition being taken under the wing of a wealthy man who groomed the child to success. While in another piece of American literature ‘The Crucible’ by Arthur Miller, the readers are shown a self-sacrifice for love when character John Proctor confesses to save his Wife, Elizabeth. We are shown two different interpretations of love through American literature and now we are shown the idea or somebody’s perspective of love and how love is currently represented in today’s society through mainstream platforms such as music, most noticeably Rap and R&B. In The Great Gatsby the author F. Scott Fitzgerald tells the story of Jay Gatsby. Jay grew up in a poor upcoming and then finds riches later on in his life. Jay is constantly talking about the love he has for a women in the story named Daisy and doesn’t talk about much else. While one could argue that this isn’t love but obsession and one of the only true loves in The Great Gatsby is the parental love a man named Dan Cody had for Jay. Dan Cody was a drunken sailor that jay saved during a storm and he then took Jay under his wing and groomed him for success after seeing the ambition and charisma young Jay Gatsby had. Once Dan Cody was ready to leave on another voyage
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