It is 1950, young Cory ( Fences) is outside his dad’s house mad as ever because he told him he can’t play football. Here comes James Gats (The Great Gatsby) walking also in a mood. James:What’s up old sport. Cory: What’s up Jimmy. James: What’s the matter. Cory: Pops don’t want me playing football nomore. James: What! You’re like the best player on the team. Cory: I guess that don’t matter. James: Listen, why don’t you just run away and never come back. I’m thinking about doing the same, get a new name and everything. Cory: Man you crazy James: Am I though (Cory stays silent ). Cory: Ight man I’ll catch you later. THE LIGHTS GO OFF The scene opens up with Jimmy and Cory in town at a local pug famous for their steak and cheese. …show more content…
Gatsby: it’s alright old sport, the boat is big enough. Maybe we should throw a party. Cory: I don’t like parties. Gatsby: Don’t like parties, what is the matter with you. AND SCENE! The next scenes open up with Cory leaving for the army and Gatsby meeting someone knew. Gatsby: Alright old sport have fun and come back alive. Gatsby waves goodbye to Cory in a gentlemen like way as he walks away into the sunset. Gatsby goes out into town for a stroll. Out of no where a young lady catches his eyes. Gatsby: What’s your name.( He kisses her hand). Mistery Girl: My name is Katherine Gatsby: Katherine, What a beautiful name that is. Can i call you Kathy? Mistery Girl: That is what my friends call me. Gatsby: Then I guess we are friends. (Kathy smiles at Gatsby). Might you want to go out to eat. Kathy: I am quite hungry actually. We can go now if you like. They walk to the nearest restaurant to find out it is full. Gatsby volunteers his house as the next best thing. An hour passes by, the light are dim and bottle is empty Gatsby: You are quite a beauty. Kathy: And you are quite the gentleman. They slightly touch each others lips… … The rest you can use your
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she cried to Gatsby. “I love you now - isn’t that enough? I can’t help what’s past.” She began to sob helplessly. “I did love him once - but I love you too.”’
” Gatsby’s plan had backfired and blew up in his face, everything he had done up till now was gone. The parties planned, the money, the house, the plans he made with Nick, gone, all gone and turned to dust. His tragic fall was that he thought that he could repeat the past and have everything go back to the way it was before it never could be that way, he was 5 years to
To “return to a certain starting place and go over it all slowly” would be impossible for Gatsby to do, so he is simply “dreaming dreams” like the narrator of the song. Daisy, like the narrator’s lover in the song, can be described as “poor romantic you”. When Daisy first hears Gatsby’s name from Nick, she immediately perks up and asks “Gatsby? [...] What Gatsby?”
Jaco’Bee Campbell Ms.Thornton English 3H-0 18 September 2015 The Madness of Loving in the Past Finding love is hard but, once an individual finds love and then loses that special person the conflict is inevitable because the moments and memories were unforgettable. Although a person may convince himself that he is over his feelings, it is easy to drive himself crazy over something that should've been left behind. In the novel The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, portrays the main character Jay Gatsby as a person that is obsessed with his past which leads him to madness.
Nick returns home that night, surprised to find Gatsby’s mansion completely lit up despite the fact there was no party ongoing at the time. Gatsby approaches Nick and invites him on a trip to Coney Island. When Nick declines, Gatsby offers an opportunity to use his pool which Nick also turns down.
In the story The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the majority of the characters are either dishonest, chasing hollow dreams, or plain ignorant. Fitzgerald flaunts the flaws of these characters regularly. Tom Buchanan is a constant example of dishonesty, due to his reoccurring affair with Myrtle Wilson. Although she does not believe it true, Daisy is one of the most ignorant characters.
In the final chapter of The Great Gatsby by Francis Scott Fitzgerald, crowds rejoice as this whirlwind novel of materialism and pride comes to a dramatic closing….In writing this chapter, Nick, the narrator, describes the aftermath of Gatsby’s death two years later, in Minnesota, which leads the reader to fully realize that the entire novel was written from Nick’s interpretation and memory of the events, if they hadn’t figured it out by now. In the chapter, Nick tells how he tried to arrange a large funeral for Gatsby in hopes that his many friends would come to pay their final respects to the man, only to realize that none of Gatsby’s “friends” were willing to go highlighting how the multitudes of guests at his parties only came for the
I had little other to do with my time other than attend Mr. Gatsby’s small soiree as golfing was out of the picture as the pestilential Glenna Collett had doffed me from the finals with a birdie. I had attended a Gatsby party before, however, this time I received a personal invitation from Gatsby himself, though he readily knew that all the
Unhappy Relationships Relationships are complicated. “The Great Gatsby”, where people leave each other, cheat on each other, and they lie and then they die, exemplifies this idea. Some do stay together throughout the book but in the end its not what they wanted. Fitzgeralds theme of unhappy relationships in The Great Gatsby is shped by Gatsby, Diasy, and Tom in order to convey the idea that no one ended up together happy because of everyone interfering with everyone elses relationships. Gatsby chases his dream of being with Daisy, but it was never fullfilled.
At Gatsby’s party the bar was “stocked with gins and liquor”, every weekend he continues to give excess and lavishness as he provides his guests with only the finest drinks and entertainment. Both characters get caught up by providing the best and fail
“Why not?” “Gatsby bought that house so that Daisy would be just across the bay.” Then it had not been just the stars to which he had aspired on that June night. He came alive to me, delivered suddenly from the womb of his purposeless splendor. " He wants to know," continued Jordan, "if you 'll invite Daisy to your house some afternoon and then let him come over.
Nick Carraway hasn't been friends with Gatsby for a long time, but he still observes how much more alive Gatsby appears besides Daisy. Gatsby is reborn after meeting his Daisy again, feeling whole and more thrilled than he ever was with him castle. Both Gatsby and Cory are men who live the American Dream, however they also live without
When Daisy rejects Gatsby to stay with Tom, Gatsby is heart-broken; yet he refuses to let go of her. Nick states that “he was clutching at some last hope and I couldn’t bear to shake him free” (Fitzgerald 133). This shows his reluctance to let go of his obsession because, for years, he has centered his life around her. The next day, Gatsby remarks how he has not used his pool this summer. Then, right before his death, Gatsby breaks his old habits and “shouldered the mattress and started for the pool” showing that he is changing his actions and beginning to do new things (Fitzgerald 124).