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    Jay Z Symbolism

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    gave back, to me that 's the win-win" – Jay Z (Carter, 2003) Shawn “Jay Z” Carter is among the most recognized identities in pop culture; one of the wealthiest recording artists alive (Lynch, 2014), as well as being widely considered in the hip-hop community to be a contender for the greatest rapper of all time. However, his rags to riches life story includes a checkered past, which he has never shied away from exploiting. This has made him a controversial figure, who comes under scrutiny from a surprisingly diverse set of groups (D’Errico, 2013). Despite valid criticisms of Jay Z’s glorification…

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    Jay Gatsby Downfall

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    concerns the young and mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby and his quixotic passion and obsession for the beautiful former debutante Daisy Buchanan. In…

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    Jay Gatsby's Murder

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    Fitzgerald kills off the main character at the end of the Great Gatsby therefore he can address what directly represents the American dream. During the book The Great Gatsby certain moments’ drive evidence towards the American dream such as the death of Myrtle, and Gatsby’s murder. Fitzgerald demonstrates his positon on the 1920s wealthy American society through the choices to kill the main character Jay Gatsby. Gatsby’s unexpected murder shows how the authors demonstrates that sometimes your…

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    Jay Gatsby Flaws

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    One of the greatest classic American novels of all time is F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, published in 1925. The story is narrated by Nick Carraway and follows the summer he lived next door to a mysterious man who was known for throwing lavish parties. That man went by the name of Jay Gatsby. Gatsby was a man in love with a young woman he had known prior to his deployment to Europe during World War I. Daisy Buchanan was the woman whose love he longed for. The Great Gatsby explores the…

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    Jay Gatsby Materialism

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    Contrary to what the surface of the book reveals, there’s more behind the story than being a tragic tale of romance. Fitzgerald shown throughout the ‘20s being the era of declination of the American dream, and through symbolism and exploring the story with drama, comedy, and various personalities had shown how materialism and greed of a lost generation. F. Scott Fitzgerald begins the story with a young man of the name Nick Carraway, who is considered the “author” of the story. Through the eyes…

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    Is Jay Gatsby Selfish

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    The Great Gatsby is told by Nick Carraway who was Jay Gatsby’s neighbor. Nick Thinks he is the only honest person in this novel. He is no different than the rest. Nick was seeking to become a rich bond salesman in the Midwest to west of Long Island. Jay Gatsby is like any American with a dream to become rich and leave the poor life behind us. Jay was poor and had to fight to make his dreams reality. Jay had achieved his dream of having a big house, big social circle of people, and having…

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    Jay Gatsby Corruption

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    One example of a character whose want for wealth leads to corruption, is Jay Gatsby. On many occasions he is speculated to have been a bootlegger by multiple characters due to his relationships with shady characters like Meyer Wolfsheim and the origin of his vast fortune. Although, Wolfsheim only appears in the book twice, the first at the restaurant and the second after Gatsby’s death, his character makes a huge impression as he had human molars for cufflinks and he stated that he fixed the…

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    Jay Z History

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    "From Rags to Riches: The Death of Jay-Z" the author Cynthia Fuchs discusses the history of Jay Z (Shawn Carter) how history and the background of the artist. As music fans, we know Jay-Z as the musician who made several songs that include “Tom Ford”, “99 Problems”, and “Holy Grail”. However, there is more to Jay-Z than being a musician. His music videos contain a lot more contextual meaning than what it may appear at face value. He is able to do this by remembering/ demonstrating his roots of…

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    The Great Gatsby is a classic novel written by Scott F. Fitzgerald. Jay Gatsby is the essence of a mysterious character and is devoted to a life of solitude and secrecy. He is a man that is willing to do whatever it takes to find the woman he loves. Because no one knows much about him or his life, Jay Gatsby is considered a mysterious man. Jay Gatsby is a lonely, mysterious, and wealthy man that is determined to find happiness in his life. Jay Gatsby was not always wealthy. He was born on a…

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    Who Is Jay Gatsby

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    “Jay Gatsby” In the book The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jay Gatsby’s life seemed to be quite the soap opera. Meeting Dan Cody and falling in love with Daisy Buchanan led Gatsby to a life of avarice and obsession. Jay Gatsby first met Dan Cody at age seventeen, while Dan Cody docked his yacht. Cody tuned Gatsby into a money hungry man. Their relationship turned into a business venture. Dan Cody taught Gatsby to bootleg alcohol. Considering this book is set in the 1920’s during…

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