The Great Gatsby English Literature 500 Word Book Review

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The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald is one of the greatest and most well-known authors of his time and is remembered mainly by the vast majority of novels he wrote which described the American Dream during the 1920’s. Fitzgerald is known to have described the theme of materialism that came with the American Dream.
‘The Great Gatsby’ is a novel which shows all of this.
The novel is about a man called Nick Carraway who moves to New York during the Swinging Twenties. He happens to be neighbours with a wealthy man named Jay Gatsby. Across the bay there lives a woman named Daisy Buchanan who just so happens to be Gatsby’s long-lost love and during the novel we see that Jay Gatsby tries tirelessly to persuade her to come back to him. However, Daisy is now married to an arrogant and egotistical man named Tom Buchanan. Yet, this is all changed and Tom is forgotten when Daisy and Gatsby meet each other for the first time in many years, five to be exact, where Daisy begins to fall in love...

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