Character Describe three key characters and explain how they change throughout the novel. Jay Gatsby. Jay Gatsby is a very controversial character in the book The Great Gatsby. He has either spread or allowed the spread of many lies about himself, around where he is from, how he got his money and a lot of […]
“The American Dream is that 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.” The American Dream is the idea surrounding success for everyone and this is displayed through the whole book with every character trying to succeed or […]
Illusions Nick: At the beginning of the novel, Nick describes himself as a nonjudgmental person and promised us he will only tell us the truth and how it is. This is not true as his main roll in the book is to judge people and twist what people say to please himself. This is the […]
Death. Life with Daisy (Gatsby has)”Paid a high^price for living too long with a single^dream.” -Implies that Gatsby never had any other goals. (Gatsby) ”Shivered as ^he found what a grotesque thing a rose is…” -Link […]
“If personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures, then there was something gorgeous about him…” – Nick – Page two describing Gatsby. personality – What you’re like How you act your morals / values how people view you as a person series – Something continuous things that come one after the other/ linking together Unbroken […]
Nick – Non-judgemental Example in the quote “Whenever you feel like criticizing anyone,” he told me, “just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.” He thinks very highly of Gatsby. People frequently open up to him and he is bored of this and thinks its shallow.
The moss reaches across the old chalet, trying to connect with his lost partner. A bird sings a patronizing song, which does not fit with the surrounding. The atmosphere is deep and shy, but the bird is sharp and bitter. Love of the chalet is appreciated by nature but people have dismissed it. The thistle bush stands proud […]