Essay on The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

1943 Words May 15th, 2015 8 Pages
The novel “The Great Gatsby,” is set during the Roaring twenties in which many people were able to attain sustainable wealth in a time were many of the Americans in the east were in dizzying party moments. Women started to change social standards for themselves. A person from any social background could make a fortune, but the American families with old money scorned the newly rich. The narrator of the story is Nick Caraway he tells the story in both the first and third person point of view. He moves to New York to sell bonds and buys a small house in West egg next to an infamous man Mr. Gatsby. Unlike in counterparts in West egg Nick comes from a wealthy family and was educated at Yale he has friends and family that live on East egg. The couple most mention are his friend Tom and cousin Daisy the Buchanan’s. He goes over to their place for dinner it is there where he is introduced to another main character Jordan Baker. On an outing with his friend Tom Nick meets Tom’s lover Myrtle. As the summer progressed, Nick goes to one of Gatsby many extravagant parties were soon they become friends .Nick and Jordan soon are revealed to be lovers and Gatsby uses Jordan to convince Nick to hold a tea party that was only for Gatsby and the love of his life Daisy (Nick’s cousin). Gatsby and Daisy reunite and become lovers; the book begins to spiral and soon the affair is found out and Tom has fight with Daisy on an outing in New York where he then sends Daisy back home with Gatsby at…

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