What Makes The Great Gatsby Great

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What truly makes Gatsby so Great? The title of this story is “The Great Gatsby” written by F. Scott Fitzgerald. It took place in New York City and Long Island in the summer of 1922. In fictional towns called West Egg and East Egg. The Great Gatsby is a classic piece of american fiction. The plot of this story is a midwest native Nick Carraway goes to New York in search of the American dream. Nick, a wanna-be writer, moves in next door to a millionaire named Jay Gatsby and across from his cousin Daisy and his husband Tom. Nick becomes drawn into the captivating world of the wealth and as he bears witness to their illusion and deceit pens a tale of impossible love, dream and tragedy. People have been asking why F. Scott Fitzgerald picked “The Great Gatsby” for the title of this novel and what truly makes Gatsby so “great”. The character Jay
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Gatsby shows his love when he moved across the bay from Daisy so he could be closer to her. He would also throw these grand parties hoping that she would one day wonder in. One of the biggest things is Gatsby did for Daisy was when Myrtle got killed by Daisy he took the blame for the hit and run. “ It was a strange coincidence,” I …show more content…
The three main topics were, One of the reasons Gatsby is so great is his persistent love for Daisy and how he never gives up or stops loving her. Also, even though Gatsby doesn’t “belong” in the world of wealthy elites he still poses as a person who belong. Additionally, Gatsby is considered Great because, although he is rich, he has a different more hopeful attitude towards life. The thing that makes Gatsby so great os that he doesn’t give up and he keeps fighting for what he wants and loves. Could F. Scott Fitzgerald have picked another word to describe Gatsby other that just

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