The Great Gatsby Essay | A Relationship between Jay Gatsby and His Promises

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A Relationship between Jay Gatsby and His Promises

Summary: One of the themes, a promise that produces nothing, is used throughout the whole novel. The theme is illustrated by Jay Gatsby's character as well as the idea of friends without friendship.
F. Scott Fitzgerald relates the society in which he lived to his novel, "The Great Gatsby," by way of theme. One of the themes, a promise that produces nothing, is used throughout the whole novel. The theme is illustrated by Jay Gatsby's character as well as the idea of Friends without Friendship.

Jay Gatsby, one of the richest people in the novel seems to have everything. Only, he does not have true friends. As Nick describes it, he has friends without friendship. Jay Gatsby has many parties. However, he does not invite people he truly knows, nor do they know him. In chapter three, Nick attends one of these parties, and asks people who Gatsby is. What does he do? How do you know him? The basic answer to these questions was, "He is just some guy who attended Oxford." Also, the...

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