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The Great Gatsby

Summary: What makes F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel The Great Gatsby such a distinctive story? Fitzgerald successfully satirized the corrupt nature of and lack of spirituality in American society following World War I; captured the failure of the American dream, as Jay Gatsby's hard work and determination failed to earn him the prosperity he desired, which was the love of Daisy; and displayed Gatsby's incapability of distinguishing between illusion and reality.
The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald described as being " A classic perhaps the supreme American novel" by the Sunday Times is truly marvelous. Fitzgerald's ability to satirize the corruption of the American society, capture the failure of the American dream and explore the incapability of Jay Gatsby to distinguish between illusion and reality makes The Great Gatsby such a fantastic novel. The critic F. B. Johnson suggests that success of The Great Gatsby lies in its capability to explore the impossibility of the American Dream and the "Spiritual Vacuity" of people during the post WW1 period.

Fitzgerald's ability to satirize the corruption of the American society makes The Great Gatsby a meaningful novel. The novel explores the American Society during the post WW1 period. A period where criminals make fortunes Circulating alcohol illegally. Through the use of emphasis Fitzgerald explores the illegal Circulation...

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