Essay on The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

838 Words Jan 20th, 2015 4 Pages
A genius novel called, The Great Gatsby, written by F. Scott Fitzgerald’s. The story of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan ever since they meet in a lavish parties as what people refer to as Love at First Sight. A foolish hero is someone lacking good sense or judgment. In this case, Jay Gatsby is a foolish hero for the reason that he is selfish, naive, and sets higher hopes.

Jay Gatsby is an enormously rich man, and in the flashy years of the jazz age, wealth defined importance and power. Everything Gatsby owns exists only to attain his vision. Gatsby bought an enormous house to hosted fantastic parties all with the goal of reconnecting with his long lost love for Daisy. In pages Two hundred twenty nine the parties kick off every friday night, orchestra coming and going, chatter and laughter went on if there was no end, guest that wasn 't invited was there, famous people you wouldn’t see in your lifetime was there, the party went berserk mode all night. Nick respects him for the strength and unselfishness of his idealism. Not everyone postulate the way Nick does. Towards the very end, no one knows who he really is and not a single person attended his funeral. Meaning that from people perspective for Gatsby is selfishness even though they might haven’t seen each other. Gatsby went through the underground to built his wealth from the ground up. He is a romantic dreamer who wishes to fulfill his ideal by gaining wealth in hopes…

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