Theme Of Hypocrisy In The Great Gatsby

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The Great Gatsby Analytical Essay
F. Scott Fitzgerald presents many themes throughout his novel. One of the themes is the occurring lies and the actions of the characters deceiving someone. This theme is developed throughout the book by showing hypocrisy in each one of the characters. The motif of hypocrisy provides an added comparison of how the characters actions don’t match up with what they believe in.
The first reference demonstrating the link between lies and deceit and hypocrisy is how
Tom doesn’t question the mortality of his actions. Tom referencing to Gatsby says the “latest thing is…to let Mr. Nobody from nowhere make love to his wife” (Fitzgerald 99). He kept repeating the words “self-control” (99) to daisy because he was outraged
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