The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Essay

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The theme of relationships is in The Great Gatsby and The Catcher in the Rye is an extremely strong and apparent theme through both novels. This Theme is about relationships and how there are good and bad relationships that can effect a person life in a big way. The novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is about a poor man named Jay Gatsby who falls in love with a wealthy young woman named Daisy and spends the rest of his life trying to impress her by changing his identity and becoming a rich man. The book The Catcher in the Rye by J.D Salinger is about a 16 year old boy named Holden Caulfield who recounts his final days at a private school before he is kicked out and how he spends time in New York City. Holden and Gatsby as well as other characters go through many different types of relationships and they will be compared and contrasted in this essay. The first main point that will be compared and contrasted is the relationship with friends. The second main point is the relationships with society. The third and final point that will be compared and contrasted is the relationship with the past. Now we know some general information about the topic of this essay let us move onto the first main point the comparison of relationships with friends.
The first main point that will be compared and contrasted is Jay Gatsby relationship with his friends. The first relationship Gatsby has is with his friend Nick Carraway. When Nick is describing the time he came back to the east…

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