The Great Gatsby Analysis

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The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, could be considered an autobiographical novel in many ways. From the events that happen to the people themselves, Fitzgerald had represented himself throughout the novel. This story is about a young man, named Nick Carraway, narrator of the story, who moves to New York to join the bond business, but ends up in a drama filled “adventure” with new “friends,” who include, Jordan Baker, Myrtle Wilson, George Wilson, Daisy Buchanan, Tom Buchanan, and Jay Gatsby who he met while staying in New York. Nick Carraway and Jay Gatsby, two of the main characters, contain the most connections between Fitzgerald’s life and the novel. He had given both characters, Nick and Gatsby, qualities that he had himself while he was alive. Gatsby represented the romantic dreamer that Fitzgerald once was, while Nick represented the more quiet Midwesterner side of Fitzgerald, who had mainly received Fitzgerald’s background. In The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald represents himself throughout the novel by inserting himself and experiences through Nick and Gatsby. In the Great Gatsby Nick Carraway, the narrator of the novel, has a similar background to the author himself, F. Scott Fitzgerald. Where he had lived, what his family was like, and where he went to school are all examples of how Fitzgerald represented himself in Nick Carraway.
“My family have been prominent, well-to-do people in this middle-western city for three generations. The Carraways are
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