Great Gatsby Lost Generation Analysis

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In the twenties, it appears in the literary life of the United States some of the most renowned writers in fiction, drama and poetry. These writers were known as the “Lost Generation”, a generation whose name rises up as a consequence of leaving their homeland and settle a new life in Europe, and due to the attitude they assumed against wealth, opulence and materialism of the society, after the World War I and until the crack of 29. Among them are John Dos Passos,William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway and Scott Fitzgerald. The Great Gatsby is a novel written in 1925 by the American author, Scott Fitzgerald, who is regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. The novel is set in United States in the twenties. An age characterized as the…show more content…
His neighbour is James Gatz, known as Jay Gatsby, a male who offers in his great mansion extravagant parties, that all kinds of people attend but where he does not participate. He appears surrounded by guests, mysteriously aloof, without even let see himself. He is just a silhouette in the shadows. Little by little, Nick establishes a friendship with Daisy, his distant cousin, who got marry with a millionaire whose name is Tom Buchanan. It was in their house on East Egg, where Nick meets Jordan Baker, with whom he had a short affaire. Thanks to her, Nick discovers the truth: Daisy is the true love of Gatsby from long ago, when she was a rich girl, and had a relationship with a Camp Taylor´s officer who was quite poor. In order to having her close, Gatsby bought a great mansion where he lives nowadays, on West Egg, opposite Daisy´s one. Later, we can see how Gatsby confirms everything and he expresses his willing to get back Daisy, and how the luxury and the money are the only tools to achieve his

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