“I think the American dream for most people is just to survive.”The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald is a novel is based in the 1920s through the eyes of the narrator Nick Carraway.It’s a story told over one summer in new york city, Nick meets new people and forms   Through the setting of West Egg, we […]

The dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement.-James Truslow   if you put in enough effort, you will be rewarded with wealth etc.Valley of Ashes and Wilson, these people work hard every day.They remain poor and their lives are […]

How is the scene in the hotel room in chapter 7 similar to the scene in chapter 2? The only difference in chapter 7 is that it is about gatsby whereas in chapter 2 it is about tom and myrtle. In chapter 2 tom and myrtle have an apartment that they go to and play […]

How does Fitzgerald paint Nick as a narrator? what qualities is he given? Fitzgerald shows nick as the narrator by being painting him as unjudgemental from the start. In the first paragraph, he talks about how his father taught him never to judge because everyone goes through different things and as a consequence he has inclined […]

“(1)It had gone beyond her, beyond everything. (2)He had thrown himself into it with a creative passion, adding to it all the time, decking it out with every bright feather that drifted his way. (3)No amount of fire or freshness can challenge what a man will store up in his ghostly heart.”  

What is Fitzgerald trying to achieve when he opens this chapter? When Fitzgerald opens this chapter, nick is at gatsby’s party that he has been personally invited to.He lists names to show how many people came to gatsby’s party the guests from socialites and debutantes to the famous and the infamous,  These people that nick listed were […]

david belasco David Belasco was an American theatrical producer