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The Art of Sacrifice in The Great Gatsby

Summary: The art of sacrifice is explored with much detail in F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby. There are many examples of sacrifice, as Nick sacrifices his principles, Gatsby sacrifices his life for Daisy, Daisy sacrifices Gatsby for her marriage and protection by Tom, and Myrtle sacrifices her marriage for material wealth and status.
The Art of Sacrifice

a) Explain who has made the sacrifice and what has been sacrificed and why. Link this with the American Dream.

b) How is this an `art' of sacrifice?

c) What other examples of the art of sacrifice are evident in the novel?

The Art of Sacrifice is explored with much detail in `The Great Gatsby'. There are many examples of sacrifice, as Nick sacrifices his principles, Gatsby sacrifices his life for Daisy, Daisy sacrifices Gatsby for her marriage and protection by Tom and Myrtle sacrifices her marriage for material wealth and status.

 At the beginning of the novel, Nick begins with a piece of advice given to him by his father. He states that his father told him "Whenever you feel like criticizing anyone just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages you've...

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