7 edition of The Great Gatsby found in the catalog.
The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzerald
1985 August by Newman Communications .
Written in English
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On the last night before leaving, Nick goes to Gatsby's mansion, then to the The Great Gatsby book where Gatsby once stood, arms outstretched toward the green light. Fitzgerald initially presents Gatsby as the aloof, enigmatic host of the unbelievably opulent parties thrown every week at his mansion. Scott Fitzgerald can be said to have captured the rollicking, tumultuous decade known as the Roaring Twentiesfrom its wild parties, dancing and illegal drinking to its post-war prosperity and its new freedoms for women. He receives a phone call from Jordan Baker, but is quick to end the discussion — and thereby the friendship. Gatsby is contrasted most consistently with Nick.
Scott Fitzgerald's novel depicted the heyday of the s—and foreshadowed the doom that would follow. Fitzgerald initially presents Gatsby as the aloof, enigmatic host of the unbelievably opulent parties thrown every week at his mansion. George loves and idealizes Myrtle, and is devastated by her affair with Tom. She appears pure in a world of cheats and liars.
When Tom notices him and questions him as to why he didn't want to shake hands, Nick curtly offers "You know what I think of you. George loves and idealizes Myrtle, and is devastated by her affair with Tom. In Tom's mind, he had helped justice along. If that sounds familiar, it should: our gilded age bears a marked resemblance to Fitzgerald's. By the time Gatsby tries to force that world to fulfil its promise, the dream is long gone. Read an in-depth analysis of Jordan Baker.
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The day of the meeting arrives. Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us. All three spend The Great Gatsby book afternoon in the apartment that Tom has set up for her, which quickly turns into a drunken party.
Nick, completely disillusioned with what he has experienced in the East, prepares to head back to the Midwest. Coming behind them, Tom stops his car when he sees a commotion on the road.
George loves and idealizes Myrtle, and is devastated by her affair with Tom. When Nick arrives home, he sees Gatsby for the first time, a handsome young man standing on the lawn with his arms reaching out toward the dark water. A few days later, Nick attends one of Gatsby's parties and is astonished by the size and exuberance of the crowd of guests.
With a few well-chosen questions, Nick learns that Daisy, not Gatsby, was driving the car, although Gatsby confesses he will take all the blame.
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World War I echoes in the s. Following the description of this incident, Nick turns his attention to his mysterious neighbor, who hosts weekly parties for the rich and fashionable.
He had been young, brash, ambitious; when he became his own success story he won Alabama belle Zelda Sayre and the pair rapidly became legendary for their revels, incarnating the "flappers and philosophers" who populated the jazz age — the name Fitzgerald himself bestowed upon the era he and Zelda still embody.
As the story opens, Nick has just moved from the Midwest to West Egg, Long Island, seeking his fortune as a bond salesman. The Great Gatsby is memorable for the rich symbolism that underpins its story. But for the most part Fitzgerald's prose is a kind of experiment in restrained extravagance.
The Great Gatsby book tries to deny it, but Daisy has The Great Gatsby book her resolve, and his cause seems hopeless. Nick calls on her at her house and initially finds her and Jordan Baker, who is in many ways an unmarried version of Daisy dressed all in white, sitting on The Great Gatsby book "enormous couch.
They give no forwarding address. Gatsby has literally created his own character, even changing his name from James Gatz to Jay Gatsby to represent his reinvention of himself. Nick is surprised and saddened to realize that out of The Great Gatsby book hundreds of people who accepted Gatsby's hospitality at his parties, only two come to his funeral.
Tom, a powerful figure dressed in riding clothes, greets Nick on the porch. Across the water in the more refined village of East Egg live his cousin Daisy and her brutish, absurdly wealthy husband Tom Buchanan.
On that same day, while having tea with Jordan Baker, Nick learns the amazing story that Gatsby told her the night of his party. A telegram from Henry C. He briefly mentions the hero of his story, Gatsby, saying that Gatsby represented everything he scorns, but that he exempts Gatsby completely from his usual judgments.
The valley of ashes—an industrial wasteland located between West Egg and Manhattan—serves as a counterpoint to the brilliant future promised by the green light.
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