Similarities Between The Bible And The Great Gatsby

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Throughout the years, many books have alluded to The Bible. F. Scott Fitzgerald makes many comparisons to The Bible in his book, The Great Gatsby. While not everything in The Great Gatsby alludes to The Bible, there are many instances where the reader can make inferences. The audience makes viable connections between Jay Gatsby in The Great Gatsby and Jesus Christ in The Bible through their sacrificial love and betrayal. Growing up, Jay Gatsby sacrifices a lot for his immutable love for Daisy. Gatsby becomes very opulent through bootlegging, and buys a huge mansion. While Gatsby uses his house to throw extravagant parties, Jordan tells Nick that “Gatsby bought that house so that Daisy would be just across the bay” (Fitzgerald 78). He

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