The Fault In Our Stars And The Great Gatsby Comparison

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Love, a deep affection for someone or something, is used in most literary pieces whether it is fiction or nonfiction. Each literary piece can have a relation to other love stories based on how the author writes the book. For instance, two books that have similar love stories are The Fault in Our Stars by John Green and The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. These love stories are alike because they try to do everything they can to receive the person they love, the main characters love is inseparable when they are together, and each relationship at the end of the books result in a heartbreak. Even though this is what most relationships experience, these two love stories are unusual. Sometimes, people love someone so much that they end up doing things for them they never knew they could do. Jay Gatsby has this quality because he ends up receiving the amount of money that his love, Daisy Buchanan, prefers. According to the book in the bible, 1 Peter 4: 8 “above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.” Growing up as a poor and young boy, Gatsby surprisingly becomes rich through bootlegging alcohol…show more content…
Losing someone is a tragedy, which is how each of these books end. In The Great Gatsby, Gatsby ends up being killed and his past lover, Daisy, does not bother to visit him or care for his death. Because of this, the readers feel sympathetic towards Gatsby and how heartbroken he must be if he knew that Daisy never even cared about Gatsby and instead only cared for his money. In The Fault in Our Stars, the tragedy of Augustus’s life being taken away by cancer is not only heartbreaking for the readers, but heartbreaking for Hazel. She is left behind with the pain of living without her true love for the rest of the life time she has left. The worst part about both of these stories’ tragedies is the pain of moving on from the tragic event that has taken
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