Jay Gatsby's Career

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James Gatz, Jay Gatsby’s legal name had his name changed as a result of the “beginning of his career”(98). As a child he hated the poverty that his family had and because of that, he constructed a plan to be successful, and he reminded himself of it everyday by following a strict schedule on how to achieve class, and a fortune.He worked with Dan Cody for five years and would have continued if it hadn’t been for an accident Cody experienced. Later, Gatsby went to war at the age of twenty-seven and was able to reach the rank of Major in the U.S, and was decorated for valor for his participation in the Argonne and the Marne battles. After this, he attended the university of Oxford, for five months. A short time later, Gatsby was able to purchase
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