Gatsby And Forrest Gump Comparison Essay

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Many people struggle with the question of who are they from the time when they were born in this world until he or she dies. Some considers the identity of one person will not change in his or her life, but actually everyone changes himself or herself during different time and in various situations. In The Great Gatsby, this is not only a love story, but also a tragedy. Jay Gatsby tries to get the women he still loves, but Daisy already married. Daisy refused to leave his husband, and leave this city with Jay Gatsby because she did not want to give up money and her rich life. In the movie Forrest Gump, the movie displays the life of a slow-witted but successful boy. He earned everything by himself. In the book, The Great Gatsby and the movie, Forrest Gump, they think themselves in similar but different ways. Although both Jay Gatsby and Forrest Gump trust their relationship with lover and friends, Forest Gump `thinks that he is very straightforward, while Jay Gatsby defines himself as a person, who always considers others’ feelings. Jay Gatsby likes to use an unobjectionable way to get closer to Daisy. They employed diverse ways to show their emotions as a result of their different identity. Jay Gatsby chases Daisy by employing an indirect way because he thought love is silent to pay. He bought a huge house just because he said that he can see “a green light that burns all night at the end of your dock,” (Fitzgerald, 111) after he met Daisy and own her again. He
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