The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Essay

1456 Words Dec 18th, 2015 6 Pages
There are many themes that are displayed throughout the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Themes like, love, betrayal, new money and old money, upper and lower class, and even colors are very important characteristics of this novel. Love is a very important thing in life and Gatsby has been in love with the same girl for many years. In the 1920’s you love the people with old money and do not have respect for the people with new money. It is very clear if you are a part of the upper class or if you are with the lower class. Upper class people have bright colored things and bright lives, and lower class people live in the darkness of color. And no matter who you are and if you have money or not, betrayal could happen to you. The different types of themes in The Great Gatsby keep you engaged and make you want to keep reading. Jay Gatsby is the main character of this novel and he is stupidly in love with a woman named Daisy. They first met at a Camp that Gatsby was stationed at one month before he was to be sent to the war. Over the course of five years of being at war, Daisy moves on. Gatsby realizes that he has to do something to win her love back because he has alway been in love with her. Gatsby start’s up an illegal business and he becomes rich. Every weekend he throws elegant parties wishing that she would show.When they finally end up meeting, Daisy falls back in love with Gatsby “I love Daisy too. Once in a while I go off on a spree and make a fool of…

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