Great Gatsby's Jazz Age

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The Jazz age was a time where people forgot the worries and stresses of WWI by living in excess if able, to and enjoying life in general. Fitzgerald lived in this age and it shows heavily in The Great Gatsby. Throughout the book their are innumerable party 's, some at Gatsby 's and a few at other locations. These party 's are described as having many people drinking and having a good time. While as the reader we know Gatsby throws these parties to attract Daisy, for the people these events are for pure joy of partying. This shoes that maybe Fitzgerald is trying to get across that while people in the 20 's appeared to be always happy and exuberant, under the surface things were not all
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