The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Essay

1148 Words Apr 2nd, 2015 5 Pages
The novel “The Great Gatsby” is the tragic story that described the life of the very emotional, determined and romantic person Jay Gatsby. He is the great man because he made everything by himself. Coming from the lower social status he achieved inaccessible for others respect and reputation among the high class society. Unfortunately, this pretentious and generous life was just an illusion and as gold outer shell glue with many bright stamps, but when the souvenir inside was gone this shell became just useless empty suitcase that people will throw out and forget about. The death and funeral was full of the emotional moments that are contradicting to the mood of happiness at the beginning of the story. The author used many literary devices such as irony, imagery and mood to portray the emotional status of the Gatsby’s death in the novel.
The one of the most important efficient devices did F. Scott. Fitzgerald use to convey the mood in the novel “The Great Gatsby” after Gatsby’s death and during his funeral is irony. By using the literary element of irony author compared the colorful and pleasured life of the main character Jay Gatsby to his frustrated and hypocritical and pernicious funeral. The life of the Jay Gatsby always was full of happiness, popularity, and wealth. Nick described his parties with very positive and exited tone that “his lawn twinkled hilariously, crowds of people just went there without being invited, and stayed in the lawn for day and sometimes even…

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