The Great Gatsby:The Function of the First Person & Narrator

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby presents a complex network of plot twists, ambiguous characters, and uncertain motives, combined in a novel which requires a deep analysis of its content and the development of unsure opinions from frequently strange facts. The complexity and ambiguity of the plot is such that, without proper guidance, its fluctuations…

The Great Gatsby: Jay Gatsby Character Analysis

The love described in the novel, The Great Gatsby, contains “violence and egoism   not tenderness and affection.”  The author, F. Scott Fitzgerald, writes on wealth, love, and   corruption.  Two coupes, Tom and Daisy Buchanan and George and Myrtle Wilson, match perfectly with these categories.  Both couples are different in the way they choose   to live…

The Great Gatsby: Surrealism

In general: –         Against the cultural and intellectual conformity –         Making up events and generally arguing with each other –         Imagination, dreams, and the irrational Chapter 1 – 3 -Narrator is recalling the past, dream-like -an absurdly large house -implication that Nick may be homosexual: Nick is standing next to a nearly naked man at…