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  • The Great Gatsby Temptress Analysis

    The Great Gatsby shows the darkside and the temptress. The darkside, a character in a novel that is usually not adored by the readers. The temptress, a character archetype that possess what men desires in a novel. The Great Gatsby written by F. Scott Fitzgerald emphasizes the character archetypes temptress, portrayed by Daisy Buchanan and darkside characterized by Tom Buchanan. The character archetype, temptress, fits the character Daisy Buchanan because she possess the desire of male…

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  • Similarities And Differences Between The Great Gatsby The Movie And Movie

    To begin this compare and contrast paper, we will be taking three subjects and finding the similarities and differences; the Great Gatsby 1974 movie, the 2013 movie, and the book. First, we will be comparing the 1974 movie and the book. In the book Gatsby had sailed with the rich sailor Dan, Cody and when Dan Cody died, Gatsby had hoped to receive a large sum of money, but when the will came out he received quite a lot less than he previously thought he would be given. As a result, he was…

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  • The Color Gold In The Great Gatsby Analysis

    The unreachable entity that surrounds the characters and the themes within “The Great Gatsby” are represented by the color gold. F. Scott Fitzgerald captures the brilliant wealth and success that each character strives for, but may not ever completely reach, by the character’s reflection through color. Author Kevin Rea states in his article entitled The colour of meaning in The Great Gatsby that“The party 's blend of yellow (hope) and gold (money worship) is significant. It is this…

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  • Theme Of Female Characters In King Lear

    In Shakespeare 's play, “King Lear”, the female characters are potent and dominant figures just as their male counterparts, and sometimes even greater. The story begins in Britain where King Lear is deciding to give up his power and divide the kingdom amongst his three daughters, Goneril, Regan, and Cordelia. He is going to give the largest piece of his kingdom to the child who proclaims to love him the most. Goneril and Regan, insincere and corrupt, lie to their father with excessive and sappy…

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  • Use Of Color Symbolism In The Great Gatsby

    Pablo Picasso, a famous artist throughout the 20th century, once proclaimed, “Colors, like features, follow the changes of emotion.” Pablo Picasso, a painter who used colors in his works to convey emotions, explains to us that colors can often be used to reflect different emotions. Artists, authors, painters, graphic designers, and many more people like Picasso have used the technique of color symbolism to portray different points, emotions, or symbols that they wish to express to their viewers.…

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  • Who Is Selfish In The Great Gatsby

    In society people judge others on appearance before they judge their actions. The beautiful and wealthy Daisy Buchanan is Jay Gatsby’s one true love. Unfortunately when Gatsby was away in the war Daisy didn’t want to wait for him she selfishly married Tom Buchanan. As time went on Tom and Daisy’s marriage wasn’t doing well since both were having affairs behind each other’s back. In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel “The Great Gatsby”, Daisy is behind the deaths of both Jay Gatsby and Myrtle Wilson.…

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  • Deception In The Great Gatsby

    People have been blinded by money since the beginning of time. From the 1920s to the 2000s deception has always been an obstacle for those who crave monetary value. In the novel, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Daisy Buchanan is separated and then reunited with her long lost lover, James Gatz, through the story drama brews, causes trouble and ends with unintentional murder. All of the relationships in this novel are not convincing that they are actually in love. However, some evidence…

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  • Recreating The Past In The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

    There is no running from the past. Yet, there is no going back either. The past can not be altered, and it is impossible to recreate the past. Although it is plausible to buy materialistic objects that represent the past or are from earlier years, it is unfeasible to capture the same feelings and emotions that happened before. As well as recreating the past, there is not time machine that someone can go back in and change their life. This dilemma was the conflict of the famous Jay Gatsby in the…

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  • Chivalry In Green Knight And Morte D Arthur, And Excalibur

    Chivalry An Analysis of three main traits of Chivalry Knights have been around for hundreds of years, and many people recognize knights from medieval stories such as King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Although many may view a knight as being someone who wears heavy metal armor, and fights in wars is mistaken. Sure, knights do wear heavy armor and fight in wars, but knights also follow a common code. This common code is chivalry. Chivalry is a code which knights are courteous,…

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  • The Plague In Oedipus The King

    While a powerful tragic piece departs its reader with a sense of relief, it first derails the reader 's emotions into a frenzy of fear, pity, and sorrow. In Sophocles’ tragic play, Oedipus the King, Oedipus must save Thebes from the dreadful fortune cursed upon them. What Oedipus fails to realize is that he caused the plague through his fulfilled prophecy: to exchange rings with his mother and to terminate his father’s life. Over the course of the play, Oedipus slowly unravels his origins. His…

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