History Literature / TheGreatGatsby

9th Jun '17 7:28:12 PM TristanJeremiah
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''The Great Gatsby'' is a 1925 novel, Creator/FScottFitzgerald's classic social critique, in which the [[UsefulNotes/TheUnitedStates American]] dream of RagsToRiches is exposed as a noble illusion and self-absorbed, emotionally bankrupt {{Rich Bitch}}es are the reality. Largely because of this frank but wistful consideration of idealism vs. human nature, it has come to be regarded by many as ''the'' GreatAmericanNovel.

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''The Great Gatsby'' is a 1925 novel, Creator/FScottFitzgerald's classic social critique, in which [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanDream the [[UsefulNotes/TheUnitedStates American]] dream American dream]] of RagsToRiches is exposed as a noble illusion and self-absorbed, emotionally bankrupt {{Rich Bitch}}es are the reality. Largely because of this frank but wistful consideration of idealism vs. human nature, it has come to be regarded by many as ''the'' GreatAmericanNovel.
24th May '17 2:38:55 PM Mdumas43073
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--->-- [[RecursiveCanon Thomas Parke D'Invilliers]]

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--->-- [[RecursiveCanon '''[[RecursiveCanon Thomas Parke D'Invilliers]]D'Invilliers]]'''
24th May '17 2:37:48 PM Mdumas43073
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Some sources claim that Scott's wife Zelda ghostwrote it. Comparing Zelda's bits and pieces of surviving work (she died in a mental hospital fire) and Scott's entire body of work with this text is an interesting experiment and tropers can draw their own conclusions.

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Some sources claim that Scott's the novel was actually ghostwritten by Fitzgerald's wife Zelda ghostwrote it.Zelda. Comparing Zelda's bits and pieces of surviving work (she died in a mental hospital fire) and Scott's entire body of work with this text is an interesting experiment and tropers can draw their own conclusions.
24th May '17 1:49:40 PM Mdumas43073
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-->'''Tom:'''
That's a great expression of yours, isn't it?\\

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-->'''Tom:'''
-->'''Tom:''' That's a great expression of yours, isn't it?\\
19th May '17 7:34:37 AM Eievie
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* CatchPhrase: Gatsby call everyone "old sport."

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* CatchPhrase: Gatsby call everyone "old sport."" Lampshaded by Tom:
-->'''Tom:'''
That's a great expression of yours, isn't it?\\
'''Gatsby:''' What is?\\
'''Tom:''' All this "old sport" business. Where'd you pick that up?
19th May '17 7:28:58 AM Eievie
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-->-- [[RecursiveCanon Thomas Parke D'Invilliers]]

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-->-- --->-- [[RecursiveCanon Thomas Parke D'Invilliers]]



* AmbitionIsEvil: Ambition is Tragic.



-->''It'll show you how I've gotten to feel about--things. Well, she was less than an hour old and Tom was God knows where. I woke up out of the ether with an utterly abandoned feeling and asked the nurse right away if it was a boy or a girl. She told me it was a girl, and so I turned my head away and wept. 'All right,' I said, 'I'm glad it's a girl. [[TheBrainlessBeauty And I hope she'll be a fool--that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool]]."''

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-->''It'll -->'''Daisy''': It'll show you how I've gotten to feel about--things. Well, she was less than an hour old and Tom was God knows where. I woke up out of the ether with an utterly abandoned feeling and asked the nurse right away if it was a boy or a girl. She told me it was a girl, and so I turned my head away and wept. 'All right,' "All right," I said, 'I'm "I'm glad it's a girl. [[TheBrainlessBeauty And I hope she'll be a fool--that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool]]."''"



* CatchPhrase: "Old sport."

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* CatchPhrase: "Old Gatsby call everyone "old sport."



** Same with [[spoiler:Wilson and Myrtle. They've been put into the story as a means of killing off Gatsby; Myrtle gets hit by Daisy when she is driving Gatsby's car. Wilson thinks Gatsby killed his wife, so he goes off to get his revenge.]]

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** Same with [[spoiler:Wilson and Myrtle. They've been put into the story as a means of killing off Gatsby; Myrtle gets hit by Daisy when she is driving Gatsby's car. Wilson thinks Gatsby killed his wife, so he goes off to get his revenge.]]
6th May '17 12:33:26 PM fruitstripegum
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* LegitimateBusinessmensSocialClub: Gatsby's "pharmacies", which he purchased to sell illegal alcohol through.



* LegitimateBusinessmensSocialClub: Gatsby's "pharmacies", which he purchased to sell illegal alcohol through.
4th May '17 10:08:11 PM Mdumas43073
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''The Great Gatsby'' is a 1925 novel, Creator/FScottFitzgerald's classic social critique, in which the [[UsefulNotes/TheUnitedStates American]] dream of RagsToRiches is exposed as a noble illusion and self-absorbed, emotionally bankrupt {{Rich Bitch}}es are the reality. Largely because of this frank but wistful consideration of idealism vs. human nature, it has come to be considered the definitive American novel.

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''The Great Gatsby'' is a 1925 novel, Creator/FScottFitzgerald's classic social critique, in which the [[UsefulNotes/TheUnitedStates American]] dream of RagsToRiches is exposed as a noble illusion and self-absorbed, emotionally bankrupt {{Rich Bitch}}es are the reality. Largely because of this frank but wistful consideration of idealism vs. human nature, it has come to be considered the definitive American novel.
regarded by many as ''the'' GreatAmericanNovel.
4th May '17 10:02:25 PM Mdumas43073
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[[caption-width-right:300:[-The classic cover illustration by [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Cugat Francis Cugat]].-] ]]
4th May '17 9:57:30 PM Mdumas43073
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