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The Great Gatsby An Us In 20th Century

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The Great Desires of America in 20th Century

Recently is very loud about the film The Great Gatsby with Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire. People say different opinion about this story which persuade me to buy the book, read it, and find out that how the world looked in those times and how the American dream come true. This book made a huge impression on me and that is way I decided to tell a few words about Mr. Gatsby.
The Great Gatsby has been written in 1925 by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald was an American author of novels and short stories, whose works are the paradigmatic writings of the Jazz Age, a term he coined himself. He is widely regarded as one of the ...view middle of the document...

Daisy is Nick’s cousin, and Tom was in the same community at Yale. They invite Nick to dinner at their residence, where Nick meets a young woman named Jordan Baker, with whom Daisy wants to get a date Nick. One day, Tom offers Nick a meeting with the State Wilson. George Wilson has car repair shop, and his wife, Myrtle Wilson is Tom's mistress. They live in a part of Long Island known as the Valley of Ashes. Tom takes Nick and Myrtle to New York for a party in an apartment that rents for her. The event ends unexpectedly when Myrtle insolently shouting the name of Daisy and Tom hit her in the face and breaks her nose. A few weeks later, Nick is invited to one of Gatsby's elaborate parties. He comes with Jordan, and notices that not many of guests was invited, and most of them have little knowledge about who organized the party, creating rumors about Gatsby's past. Nick meets Gatsby and notices that he does not drink alcohol and does not participate in the party. Gatsby takes Nick to lunch in New York. On the way Gatsby is telling him that he is from a wealthy family from San Francisco and he graduated Oxford University. That same afternoon Nick finds out that Gatsby wants that he arrange a meeting between him and Daisy. Gatsby and Daisy were a couple five years ago, but he had no money then, he was sent to the army abroad, and Daisy did not want to wait any longer for him marry Tom. After the war, Gatsby attempted to regain Daisy: bought a house in West Egg, directly across the bay, and arranges parties in the hope that she will appear. Gatsby and Daisy meet for the first time in five years and Gatsby tries to impress her with his estate and wealth. Daisy is filled with emotions and their relationship begins anew. Tom, Daisy, Gatsby, Nick and Jordan meet together at Daisy’s home. They decide to go to town to get away from the heat. Tom, Jordan and Nick take Gatsby's car, a yellow Rolls-Royce. Daisy and Gatsby go to Tom's car, a blue coupé. On the way to the town, Tom stops at Wilson's garage to refuel. Wilson is desperate and sick, he says that his wife is having an affair, though he does not know who with. Heroes tend to the hotel where Tom asks Gatsby about his relationship with Daisy. Gatsby demands that Daisy has left Tom and said she never loved him. Daisy does not want to do it, saying that once loved Tom, what shocks Gatsby. Tom accuses Gatsby of alcohol smuggling and other illegal activities. Daisy begs them to come home. Gatsby and Daisy are back together in his car, followed...

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