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Jake Barnes and Jay Gatsby

Summary: In The Sun Also Rises, by Ernest hemingway, we have Jake Barnes, a young man running after Brett. Although he didn't become anything from this love he was happy that every time she did a mess she asked him to help her. For me he was just a tool that she used very well. We can see it when she asks him to introduce her to Romero and then leaves Jake without telling him something. The same thing was with The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitsgerald. He loved Daisy all his life. His greatest dream was to become her again. When she didn't respond him the way he wanted, he didn't even feel offended. He continues to protect her.
JAKE BARNES ( THE SUN ALSO RISES )

An American, from Kansas City, Jake Barnes, is working in newspaper agency in Paris. He was fighting in the World War I and was wounded there. It was such a terrible wound that made him impotent and he felt he didn't belong to the world he was living in. What he was actually feeling can be seen from the speech of the liaison colonel who came to visit him in hospital in Italy. Jake says:

" I was all bandaged up. But they had told him about it. Then he made that wonderful speech: " You, a foreigner, an Englishman" (any foreigner was an Englishman) " have given more than your life. ."

Jake wished to have this speech hung on the wall in his office. It was funny to him and he didn't want anyone to pity him. Because it was enough...

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