The Great Gatsby Film Analysis

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In this School Based Assessment, I have chosen to do a Film Review of The Great Gatsby which was released in 2013 and directed by Baz Luhrmann. The movie was based on the world famous book “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald which was published in 1925 and is regarded as one of America’s most prominent novels. The story of The Great Gatsby is partially based on a real-life experience of F. Scott Fitzgerald. He studied at Princeton University but neglected his studies and joined the Navy, where he was assigned duty in Montgomery, Alabama. There he met 18-year-old Zelda Sayre whom he met and fell in love with. However, they belonged to separate social classes and Fitzgerald had to obtain higher social status to marry Zelda. Fitzgerald’s relationship with Zelda thus provides the content for his novel and is paralleled in Gatsby’s obsessive pursuit of Daisy, which is indeed the central focus of the novel. – (The Library of Congress, Today in History – September 24th [https://www.loc.gov/item/today-in-history/september-24]) After completing the book “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, and watching the “The Great Gatsby (2013)” movie directed by Baz Luhrmans, which is the most recent movie version of the world-famous book, I have many opinions. Generally, the movie was quite interesting and similar to the book. It showed most of the major parts and it had a good story line. According to critic Perosa, “Nick Carraway is the perfect narrator.” He presents a

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