Midnight In Paris And The Great Gatsby

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Aristotelian Argument: Representation of the Great Gatsby
The two movies, The Great Gatsby by Baz Luhrmann and Midnight in Paris by Woody Allen had quite similarities in the character’s to the novel. Both films created a significant portrayal of The Great Gatsby. The films had a similar theme as in the novel towards reliving in the past. Characters, like Nick and Gil, were selfish and didn 't want anything but to succeed in what they wanted. The real names and personalities of the characters were brought out in The Great Gatsby film, whereas Midnight in Paris used different characters to bring the novel to life. Both films were very similar to the novel with the two main characters from both films being selfish and with the characters being …show more content…

Allen’s homage of Fitzgerald’s novel, The Great Gatsby, stated similar development of the characters personality and attitudes like the characters in the novel. Although they were different characters, their personalities were alike due to the things they said and did. Some might say Midnight in Paris had no similarities to Fitzgerald 's novel due to how they were two different stories. Midnight in Paris conflicted over a man, Gil, wanting to be a writer while his fiancee did not fully support him, whereas The Great Gatsby seemed to be more about a man still loving the same women after years of her leaving him because he had no money. The same conflicts did not happen so they were two totally different plots. Gil was like Nick because they both wanted nothing but to succeed. Gil was on a hero journey like him, just that he wanted to be a writer and that was his focal point. They both followed people around. Gil follows Adriana and Hemingway and Nick follows Gatsby, Tom, and Daisy around. When he meets all these authors at the party he’s in shock because he never thought he’d meet them. This connects to the novel because Nick was in shock as well when he was invited to Gatsby 's party and got to meet him. Both main characters from the films got to meet people they thought they never would. Inez is like Daisy because they both had affairs and were cheating on their husband. Eventually, they both ended up confessing to them that they were having an affair with someone. …show more content…

Both films had similarities to the novel, The Great Gatsby. Although the storylines were not exactly alike, the characters had the same attitude and personality toward people and disputes that occurred. Luhrmann 's adaptation of Fitzgerald 's novel, The Great Gatsby, stated accurate on the development of the characters and their personalities as well as their attitude. Allen’s homage on Fitzgerald 's novel occurred similar to stating the characters personalities and attitudes just with different characters. Both films created some sort of Gatsby story in some way which made the films and novel come together. The main characters desired the luxurious life of being wealthy, but knew they had to put in work to get to where they wanted to be. Their image of the world was quite unrealistic due to the fact they were living in the past. Both films were superior representations of The

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