The Great Gatsby Essay | The Great Gatsby - Destructiveness and Decadence in the Party Scene

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The Great Gatsby - Destructiveness and Decadence in the Party Scene

Summary: Discusses the novel, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Examines Fitzgerald's portrayal of the destructiveness and decadence shown throughout the party scene. Provides supporting evidence from the text.
The title character of The Great Gatsby, a novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gatsby is known for hosting extravagant summer parties. One night, Gatsby's neighbor, Nick is invited to one of these parties. Nick is awed by the party's excesses. We see that although, the party begins as a sophisticated and glamorous affair, it soon becomes destructive and decadent through his descriptions of the people and the party itself.

The party begins as a glamorous event, as evidenced by its atmosphere, food, and beverages, as well as the people who cater it. An enchanting tone is set with the "blue gardens," and the "champagne and the stars" (43). At the beginning of the party "caterers [arrive] with...enough colored lights to make a Christmas tree of Gatsby's enormous garden" (44). The numerous amounts of light in Gatsby's garden accentuate its charm...

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