Hamlet Vs. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby

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Essay Topic: How can the protagonists of the texts be compared? (For this to work, they need to have similar experiences/needs/desires then you can look at how they act and react with regard to that.) First Paragraph; The protagonists in William Shakespeare’s play Hamlet and Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby both results in their deaths trying to save the ones they love. The love that J,Gatsby has for his long lost lover Daisy Buchanan, and Hamlets love for his father. In the novel The great Gatsby, Scott Fitzgerald portrays Gatsby as poor and the reason for his success was based on his love for Daisy Buchanan. Gatsby’s has an obsession with Daisy Buchanan he tells Jordan that he went off in search for wealth so he could impress Daisy, he then does succeeds ‘Gatsby bought a house so that Daisy would be just across the bay’ (page78). Gatsby was known for throwing colourful and exhilaration parties, he wanted to show Daisy that he had moved up the social ladder and this was the only purpose for his parties that he could try and lure her into his big house.…show more content…
Tom and Gatsby have a feud growing between them because Gatsby will do anything in order to get Daisy back and Tom is not happy with that. Gatsby lies to Daisy Buchanan about his own back ground when they
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