What Is The Reflection Of The Great Gatsby

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The Great Gatsby The book The Great Gatsby is a well known novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, but told from the perspective of the narrator Nick Carraway. The Great Gatsby was a reflection of Fitzgerald’s real life; he used life examples to paint the American dream he was trying to achieve. The Great Gatsby begins with Carraway, telling the story from his point of view. The main characters are Nick, Daisy, Tom, Jay Gatsby, and Jordan. Daisy is Nick’s cousin and she is married to Tom. Gatsby is a character that tries to live the “American Dream”; he is always going above and beyond just to make people like him and the amazing parties that he hosts, even though most people don’t know who this mysterious man is. Gatsby and Daisy are very much in love with each other, but when Gatsby leaves for war and does not come back, Daisy is distraught. After five years, Daisy moves on and ends up marrying Tom Buchanan while having strong feelings for Gatsby. When Gatsby enters Daisy’s life again, everything changes for them both; The fact that Tom and Daisy are married does not stop them from cheating on each other. Tom soon realizes what is going on and does not like Gatsby, but that will not stop Gatsby from getting what he wants. Nick’s assertion that Gatsby is worth more than “the whole damn bunch put together” is is supported by Gatsby’s purer motives and actions. No matter what Gatsby is doing, he is always striving to achieve that “American Dream” everywhere he goes. In the essay,
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