The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Essay

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Love never dies, but the people who seek revenge do. In two touching stories, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald and The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, there is a lot to fight for. There are several symbols that are similar with these two pieces, but the differences in the stories keep the reader on edge. Love is a sensational strong bond between two people. Love can bring positive feelings, but it can also cause damage to a relationship. Too much love may lead to an affair, which in the novel The Great Gatsby, more than one affair occurred. Gatsby meets up with a married women named Daisy. While Daisy’s husband may be distrustful of her behavior, she soon finds out he has been unfaithful also (Fitzgerald, 1925). The Great Gatsby was not the only novel that the characters had more than one lover. In The Scarlet Letter, Hester was waiting for her husband to arrive and apparently he was lost at sea. Hester had a secret lover, who was also a minister, named Arthur Dimmesdale (Hawthorne, 1850). Love is a beautiful thing, but adding an extra person to a perfect situation may destroy the relationship. Although having an extra love can ruin a relationship, in the end the true love is what really brings that special someone back. In the end of both novels, there are only two people that end up together. In The Great Gatsby, Daisy had ended the life of her husband’s mistress named Myrtle. Meanwhile, as Gatsby gets blamed for the murder of Myrtle, her husband sets out…

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