The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Essay examples

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The Great Gatsby

The film adaptation of one of the most popular book in North America, The Great Gatsby, has captured the heart of many book aficionados around the world. Reading the book written by the genius F. Scott Fitzgerald, the reader can imagine the luxurious and exiting life of Jay Gatsby, as well as the mediocre life of Nick Carraway. The greatness of the book gave us great expectations for the highly awaited movie. When the film hit theaters, the excitement of me and my peers grew stronger and stronger. After waiting for months, I was finally able to watch the movie and I can proudly say that it met my expectations. The Great Gatsby, which was directed by Baz Luhrmann, was definitely one of the best movies in 2013. Leonardo DiCaprio, which portrayed Jay Gatsby, truly encaptured and portrayed the rag-to-riches character in a way that no one else would have been able to. Also, Carey Mulligan, which portrayed the love interest of Gatsby, Daisy, did a splendid job in portraying the golden girl. Tobey Maguire, which portrayed Nick Carraway, did an incredible job in portraying the curiosity of the scandalous, but luxurious lives of Gatsby, Daisy and her husband Tom Buchanan, which was portrayed by Joel Edgerton. The Great Gatsby is a story about richest, rivalries and love. The story starts with Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire) in a psychiatric hospital. After being unable to express his emotions and words correctly, his doctor suggests that he writes the occurrences…

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