The Great Gatsby

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Life, like The great Gatsby

Imagine that you live in the nineteen twenties, and that you are a very wealthy man

that lives by himself in a manchine, on a lake and who throws parties every weekend. This

is just the beginning of how to explain the way Jay Gatsby lived his life. This novel, by F.

Scott, Fitzgerald is one that is very deep in thought. Fitzgerald releases little clues along

the way of the novel that will be crusual to understand the ending. For instance, he

makes the blue coupe a very important clue, as well as the Dr. T. J. Eckleburg eyes on the

billboard that Mr. Wilson (the gas station attendant ) refers to as the eyes of god. There

are also other little things that relate to the reason of gatsby's death. The main

character's of this novel each have their part to do with the ending, Nick Caraway is

probably the main character of this novel, as he comes down from New Jersey to new

York to visit his cousin Daisy, who is married to Tom Buchannan.

These are some of the

incidents that are included in the novel as you will read further I will relate some issues of

the novel, as well as other critics have included their views on The Great Gatsby.

F. Scott, Fitsgerald was an American short story writer and novelist famous for

his depictions of the Jazz Age(the 1920's), his most brilliant novel work being The Great

Gatsby(1925). He was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on sept. 24, 1896 and died in

Hollywood, California on December 21, 1940. His private life, with his wife, Zelda, in

both America and France, became almost as celebrated as his novels. Fitsgerald was the

only son of an aristocrat father, who was...