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The Great Gatsby

Summary: George Wilson is the delineation of the true American Dream
The Heroic Martyr in Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby

Every great literary classic contains its heroes and villains. In some cases, these characters might not be as prominent, as is the case in F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby. In his novel, Fitzgerald depicts an intriguing struggle for one man, Jay Gatsby, to win the heart of his long lost love, Daisy Fay. With a barrier of social status and Daisy's husband, Tom Buchanan, Gatsby tries to create artificially a persona to satisfy her dignity. Caught between it all is Nick Carraway, the "neutral" narrator, both the cousin of Daisy and the neighbor of Gatsby. Many critics attest that George Wilson, the husband of Tom's mistress, Myrtle Wilson, is the impotent "loser," used to show the less glamorous side of the American people. George Wilson is in fact the delineation of the true American Dream, with true...

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