F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” is an evergreen read that you will want to read again and again. Taught in high schools and universities, “The Great Gatsby” is a short read but full of important and powerful messages. It’s a fantasy novel and movie that depicts real-life issues like money, power, love, and loneliness. “The Great Gatsby” is considered one of the greatest works of literature of all time, “The Great Gatsby” has influenced the social, political, and cultural effects that show its lasting impact. of man in power and wealth. Often, best-selling books become blockbusters that spoil the viewer – the book is an amazing read, so how can the movie be any less?
The power of wealth
It’s far from the truth when it comes to film adaptations following the lives of Jay Gatsby, his friend Nick Carraway, and his lover Daisy Buchanan. Jay Gatsby makes a grand entrance at Long Island’s West Egg ending the lifestyle. Gatsby draws attention to himself and his wealth created by organizing lavish parties – more beautiful and terrifying than before. It was because of the glitz and wealth displayed at these parties that he was able to capture the attention of Daisy Buchanan. Maybe the pink is missing from Daisy’s marriage, the lack of love and expression of passion?
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Why readers love “The Great Gatsby” so much – it’s not a mystery. Did Gatsby really love Daisy Buchanan? Or has he returned to show his success and take the place he always wanted in society? F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel provides the basis for many well-written novels “The Great Gatsby” that explore a variety of themes both past and present. Does Gatsby represent the American Dream or is he chasing a madman’s dream? Do money and power go hand in hand? The difference between poverty and wealth in society is large?
Give in to temptation
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s readers experience the rise and fall of society, the greed for wealth and wealth. Given a second chance at love, Daisy Buchanan ended up choosing a life of loneliness, betrayal, but most importantly – a rich life. It means that the reader asks how a person can prioritize their needs. Is love, affection, and inner happiness more important than power and wealth? Can we turn a blind eye to things that hurt us in some way, to live a beautiful and fulfilling life? The reader can see the pain and heartache of Gatsby after losing the battle in which he did not stand.
Unlike Gatsy, Tom Buchanan was born into the upper echelons of society. Inherited power and wealth gave Buchanan the right to reason and ambition. Lust for more power means that a person who has everything only wants more. Disregarding the greatest wealth a man could desire, the wealth that Jay Gatsby desired, Tom Buchanan is after a gift that is not his: Myrtle Wilson. However, the reader should not worry about this because it is human who wants to have more than what is necessary.
We strive to stand out in the community, to enjoy wealth, and a beautiful life. Love and real feelings are often replaced by emotion. As readers, we can easily see pieces of our mirrored imagination in Daisy Buchanan, Jay Gatsby, Tom Buchanan, or Nick Carraway. The reader is left with questions after the book is finished, “The Great Gatsby” provokes, intrigues, and beguiles. The one-sided love between Gatsby and Buchanan makes for one of the best introductions to an essay that can grow in many different directions. Inevitably, this love story ends in tragedy. Has Gatsby given up on his dream? Because in the end, it’s just a dream.
It is easy for readers to relate to the characters in “The Great Gatsby”. And it’s easier to identify with them when you see the 2013 movie about the book that people consider “the great American story”. It represents wealth, hunger for wealth, unrequited ambitions, and a sense of powerlessness. It was told from the opinion of another person – the writer Nick Carraway – that the audience can follow the story of the love between Daisy Buchanan and Gatsby. But is love the main theme of the wall? Does the concept of the images look as clean as it looks at first glance? A subject for endless articles, “The Great Gatsby” leaves many questions hanging in the air.
John Marlow is a university lecturer with a focus on literature, particularly American literature from the Modernist Period. He is the author of many research papers and essays on the utopian vision of human life and society, and the belief in progress. Marlow is a major participant in discussions of individualism, symbolism, and many literary themes.