Essay on The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

1051 Words Feb 19th, 2016 5 Pages
“The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, is a novel that draws our attention to the power of relationships. There are many complex intertwined relationships happening simultaneously in this novel. Relationships extend beyond the human to human relations, the characters in the book have relationships with the general public, money, appearances, and many other items. This is part of the reason it is such an award book. Understanding the immense power of relationships starts with the Novel’s title “The Great Gatsby.” The distinguishing title starts off the book making this main character to be great and magnificent thus all of his relationship will take under this grand interpretation of him. The absence of Gatsby during his parties lets him create a relationship with the public. It is interesting to see this relationship because not many people have had an opportunity to do such.This leads me to ask, does Gatsby have it all figured out? As the reader later finds out, no he does not. However, from the public 's perspective he does because of the immense parties. At the beginning of the book Nick says, “Only Gatsby, the man who gives his name to this book, was exempt from my reaction—Gatsby, who represented everything for which I have an unaffected scorn.(2)” Nick is representing the public 's view on Gatsby and the relation that he has with them. Meanwhile, he searches for his lost love and some true friendships. When at last, he finds his love from a time long ago. He stops…

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