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The Great Gatsby

Summary: Essay discusses the meaning of life, as represented in "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
In the Post World War I era many people began to question the meaning of life. In chapters six and seven of The Great Gatsby the characters go through many different emotions in an extremely short period of time, which makes them question their existence and have difficulty finding the meaning of life.

Prior to this passage, the reader has just learned that Gatsby loves Daisy, but Daisy refuses to leave the safety of her husband, Tom, for true love. The reader also discovers that it was not Gatsby who hit and killed Myrtle Wilson, but that it was Daisy who was driving. This passage is dealing with Daisy and Tom Buchanan coming to an understanding about their life together. It explains what Nick sees while he is watching Tom and Daisy, which can be representative of the spiritual disillusionment of the time period. When Nick approaches...

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