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False Illusion of Greatness in the Great Gatsby

Summary: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, illustrates a wealthy gentleman by the name of Gatsby who achieves greatness through his desire and determination to win over the love of his life, Daisy. Everything from Gatsby's wealth to his background was an illusion of significance. His desire for Daisy led him to create a character who supposedly possessed greatness. He lived under the false pretenses of being wealthy.

Greatness is defined as having characteristics of importance as well as being admired for one's righteousness and honest to goodness personality. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, illustrates a wealthy gentleman by the name of Gatsby who achieves greatness through his desire and determination to win over the love of his life, Daisy. Though at first glance, he may seem to posses characteristics of importance, Gatsby in fact is nothing but an illusion of his unfulfilled fantasies..

Living in a large mansion of West Egg in New York, Gatsby is well known for his elite parties. Almost every week, people from all around surround his house filled with flashy lights and sparkling champagne and enjoy themselves in an ambience of airy wealth. The host himself however, rarely takes pleasure in these events. Of the many and many guests who arrive, Gatsby...

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