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Theme Of Identity In The Great Gatsby

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In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel, The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby’s identity is a mystery. Gatsby attempts to throw extravagant parties to create an identity as a rich, eccentric man. However, many people still speculate about the origin of Gatsby’s wealth, the part he played in the war, and his fame in West Egg. Gatsby’s true identity is shown in his love for Daisy. Gatsby’s main incentive to earn money was to be able to support Daisy. Despite other people identifying Gatsby’s reason for attaining wealth as simply wanting to become rich, Gatsby had a deeper motive for acquiring money. Even though Gatsby made money through illegal methods, he had a positive motive. Gatsby’s identity can also be examined by looking at his unique manner of speaking.
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