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- ? It models an extravagant castle with a European style. Indoors it has ?Marie Antoinette music- rooms and restoration salons.? There is even a ?Merton College Library, paneled with imported carved English oak and thousands of volumes of books.
- The dream of wealth has been a mutual theme for many Americans all through history. The prospect to become high society by money has blinded many Americans to the underlying consequence that is corruption. Too much of a good thing can be a bad thing. In this case, too much of that thing is money.
- Aristotle?s definition of tragedy says that the story in question should evoke both pity and fear in the reader. The tragic character must be one who is highly renowned and prosperous. This character must also have a fall from glory. He doesn?t have to die, but must have a fall from glory caused by his own fatal flaw.
- The Roaring Twenties was a time of parties and illegal practices; it was a time of change. This change affected society as a whole- both how the people viewed their lives as well as the way they viewed the importance of morality. Before the Roaring Twenties the American people were very traditional in their values.
- THE AUTHOR AND HIS/HER TIMES: Born; 1896 /Died; December 21, 1940: biographical background important to under standing the novel: important family, community, national, and world events that influenced the author and the novel. F. Scott Fitzgerald was born in St Paul, Minnesota of mixed Southern and Irish descent.
- The novel “The Great Gatsby” in general is about middle and upper class American citizens and their lives a few years after the conclusion of First World War. The author (Nick Carroway), a World War I veteran himself, shows an insight into the lives and minds of American soldiers who fought in Europe during the conflict and the interesting experiences some may have had in the years following their return.
- The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, is an intriguing account about love, money and life during the 1920s in New York. The story begins when Nick Carraway, a young man, moves to New York from the Midwest to join the bond business. There, he soon becomes acquainted with his wealthy neighbor Jay Gatsby, and they become good friends.
- I see a feather outside the window. It floats low, moving randomly from the sidewalk to the grass. As it is just about to land on the road, a car passes by the feather and gives it a push to fly even higher. A couple more blasts of wind would send it into the clouds.
- Nick describes his journey back to the West Egg from Daisy and Tom’s Home…A worthy mention is our introduction to the advertisement billboard of Dr T J Eckleburg and it’s imposing eyes which “brood over the solemn dumping ground ” Upon this “ash road” lives Tom Buchanan’s mistress…Myrtyle Myrtyle and her husband live at her husbands place of work…a mechanic’s garage… Tom Buchanan previously made great efforts to get Nick to “see his girl ” Wilson is interested in purchasing Toms car… There home is rather drab and does not seem to be fitting to a person as extravagant as Myrtyle…Myrtyle even dr
- Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul, Minnesota. Fitzgerald was of mixed Southern and Irish descent. He was given three names after the author of the Star Spangled Banner to whom he was distantly related. In 1913, Fitzgerald entered Princeton University, but he left the University in 1917 because of academic problems.
- On January 14, 1896, at England's Royal Photographic Society, American-born photographer and inventor Birt Acres held a public screening of motion pictures he'd made in 1895, using a camera he'd designed with Robert William Paul (based on the Edison Kinetoscope); Acres' films included Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race and Rough Sea At Dover.
- Adam E.Tom Joad from Steinbeck’s Grapes of Wrath is a prime example of a person whose morals and spiritual growth can not be restricted by the law or any other limiting factor for long. Throughout the novel he develops from a man only interested in his own independent personal desires and needs to one who is devoted to his family and sacrifices his own personal comfort for the benefit of the family.
- Nick Carraway, the main character in the book, seems to be that decent, respectable human being. He is the voice of reason in the story. It is through his point of view that we can distinguish who is corrupt and who isn t. Nick even says he is an honest man, which gives him some credibility.
- On the basis of structure the essay is not of high caliber. This is primarily because the thoughts within each paragraph did not correlate to the topic sentence. Within each subtopic the paragraphs supports were also separated and organized poorly. The introduction and body paragraphs of the essay seem to be decent for the situation and time restrictions enforced.