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could anyone confirm/fill in the blanks on these ages? Normal Part of Novel Jay Gatsby – 30? Nick Carraway – 29 Tom – 30 Daisy - 23 Jordan – 23 George - ? Myrtle – mid-thirties? Wolfshiem- 50 Other Parts Gatsby meets Dan Cody – 17 Gatsby meets Daisy - ?
May 22, 2008 by zola
what is the significance of the title THE GREAT GATSBY? I really want to know that. There is some irony in putting "great" as a descriptive adjective with Gatsby. Here is a website that may help you. There is a good character description there. http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/...
November 2, 2006 by Dirk
AP Language and Composition
I am writing a paper on the book The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald and my thesis is "In the Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald shows us that material obsession often leads to the decay of ones soul." Does anyone know anywhere i can find sources relating to the Great ...
September 16, 2010 by Amanda
Could someone please tell me the following for each person in the book THE GREAT GATSBY; -Age, Work, and Major Accomplishment for: Daisy Buchanan, ------Jay Gatsby, & ------Jordan Baker
May 8, 2012 by DAN
English Essay- The Great Gatsby
I am writing a literary essay about The Great Gatsby. My claim is "money cannot buy you happiness" I am working on the Literary device paragraph right now but I can't seem to find a motif/symbol in the story that can prove my claim. Help please!
December 6, 2014 by Bella
The Great Gatsby Movie Discussion Questions? Compare and contrast Gatsby's social class with that of Tom and Daisy Buchanan. How does geography contribute to the definintion of social class in The Great Gatsby? What part of his past is Gatsby trying to recapture? Is he ...
February 27, 2011 by Erin
can you please help me make these sentences better. i was just saying that p diddy and jay gatsby form the the book th great gastby are related because they both lose their father at a young age and are exposed to the scoity around them. P Diddy relates to Gatsby because they ...
August 27, 2011 by yesudas
Hi, i have to write an literary essay for The Great Gatsby and the topic is "IN THE GREAT GATSBY, THE AMERICAN DREAM IS PRESENTED AS A TRAP." Can you give me some advice on how to write it and how to start it with a really nice hook? Our teacher says the hook is very important...
January 14, 2012 by Bonnie
The Great Gatsby
Why did Daisy and Tom spend a year in France? in the great gatsby They wanted their little girl to learn French. There was no reason. Tom’s family bought a house in Paris. i believe the answer is 3?
March 12, 2012 by LAYLA
can you please tell me my snetences make sense. this is about the great gatsby. Gatsby tries to reunite with Daisy, expecting their relationship to sustain with the same compassion, affection, and love as before. However, he realizes that Daisy is now married, and she has a ...
August 31, 2011 by yesudas
i tried my best to coorrect this, but it still sounds wierd. the following paragraph is about the great gatsby, and how many celebrities relate to Gatsby.c can you please suggest ideas and help me make it sound more fluent. thanks!!! P Diddy, Bill Gates, and many other ...
September 1, 2011 by yesudas
I need some help with point for an essay in English about the great Gatsby. I have a question about development of character or interests, and I don't know how I could write about Gatsby in this idea. I also need the writers style and Fitzgerald's view and tone towards the ...
October 7, 2014 by Alyssa
Disclose the range of emotions that Jay Gatsby reveals before,during and after his momentous meeting with Daisy Buchanan,a meeting arranged by Nick Carraway at Gatsby's request.[the greats gatsby novel p.79-93]
July 24, 2011 by harvinder
The Great Gatsby
How does the American dream play a part in the tragedy of Jay Gatsby? Please post your answer and we'll be glad to critique it. does the tradegy occur when gatsby fails to gain all the wealth and power he wants and fails to get daisy and ends up dying Since he isn't "born" to ...
February 11, 2007 by Al
Hi can someone summarize this for me? As our existence is fictionalized, certain truths of our inadequacies are revealed. Man is sometimes portrayed as a victim in circumstances beyond his control. Other times he is seen as a perpetrator of events that lead to consequences ...
November 6, 2006 by Al Gore
I am making a thesis statement on this topic. Jay Gatsby: Hero or Failure? Is Gatsby a heroic figure that can be idolized or is he a warning to the readers? Would this be a good thesis statement? While some people may view Gatsby as unsuccessful because of his tragic flaws, ...
March 25, 2012 by Rebecca
GREAT GATSBY URGENT!!!!!!!!
explain a theme in the great gatsby, multiple paragraphs What theme do you want to explain? Please post your answer here and someone may be able to critique it for you. tragedy and the american dream http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/gatsby/ http://www.gradesaver.com/classicnotes/...
February 11, 2007 by Al
gatsby ENGLISH HELP PLZZ!!
what role does dan cody play in gatsby's development?? plz help the answer is 1 mark for my quiz but my teacher gave me only 1/2 a mark because i wrote "dan cody was the man who gatsby was with after he left home. gatsby worked for dan cody and that is where he made his wealth...
November 3, 2010 by Sabrina
The Novel : The Great Gatsby "The beauty and splendor of Gatsby's parties masked the innate corruption within the heart of the Roaring Twenties. Jazz-Age society was a bankrupt world, devoid of morality, and plagued by a crisis of character." The assignment is to either agree ...
August 30, 2009 by Hannah
can you please correct this. i compared michael jackson's life to gatsbys from the novel the great gatsby. when i read this out loud it sounded i think it didnt have that contining fluency. please help me make it more fluent! Michael Jackson and Gatsby are both comparable to ...
August 31, 2011 by yesudas
i need help with a outline about the boook the great gatsby Here are two of the best sites for analysis of literature. http://www.bookrags.com/notes/gat/ http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/gatsby/
October 20, 2006 by roderick
american Literature check answers
What does the "owl-eyed" man discover about Gatsby? He notices that the books in Gatsby's library have not been read. This leads him to believe that Gatsby might be a phony. He discovers documents that reveal that Gatsby is a German spy. He watches the way Gatsby speaks to ...
March 25, 2015 by jimm
What do you think is a good website which would help me for the great gatsby and hamlet? My Grade 12 english is about to start and I am a 70% student, I dont know how to improve my marks. We have to write essays, unit test on the book which would require us to know the book ...
September 3, 2010 by prethy
How do the characters, plot, and theme of The Great Gatsby support or refute the statement that "the Jazz-Age society was a bankrupt world, devoid of morality, and plagued by a crisis of character"?
October 17, 2010 by Katie
I am writing an essay about the swimming pool in the Great Gatsby, but my second paragraph does not flow well, can someone give me some suggestions: Here is my thesis:The importance of the swimming pool, which is not described at any length, is its psychological effect on ...
April 28, 2009 by Anonymous
Can anyone tell me a quote about Myrtle in the Great Gatsby which proves: She is shown to be an attention seeker who tries to make an appearance of being in the upper class by criticizing the lower classes.
March 22, 2010 by Nora
ENGLISH 3 ONLINE
How do the characters, plot, and theme of The Great Gatsby support or refute the statement that "the Jazz-Age society was a bankrupt world, devoid of morality, and plagued by a crisis of character?"
August 1, 2010 by frances
In The Great Gatsby, I have been assigned a study guide and some of the questions are very hard. One is "Why is the catalog of Gatsby's guests included?" These sites should be of some help. http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/gatsby/ http://www.antistudy.com/free_book_notes/...
January 3, 2007 by Bella
I am doing a formal paper about the book The Great Gatsby and how the character's American Dreams cause them to have pain when they could have been content with more modest ambitions. Can you look at my introductory paragraph and tell me if I have a good attention grabber and ...
March 5, 2011 by Hans
English THE GREAT GATSBY
1. Fitzgerald creates purpose in Chapter 1. What was his purpose and how does he go about doing it? 7. Write a Gatsby-esque sentence. Make it colorful. My sentence is below... does it make sense? Life to some in New York may seem very Gatsbyesque, what with their tall ...
November 26, 2012 by Andrea
11th Grade AP English
i have to wright an essay tomorro comparing The Great Gatsby and The Color of Water. Can anyone help me get some ideas/topics on what i should wright about?
November 4, 2010 by Davud
The Great Gatsby
i need answers to these ?s below about Great Gatsby.. any of the answers would be nice and ill do anything PLEASE!! Chapters 4-6 ?s In Chapter 5, Gatsby's dream seems to be coming ture. What indications are there, though, that reality cannot satisify his dream? The philosopher...
May 17, 2007 by Kelsey
I have The Great Gatsby test tomorrow and I'm wondering where can I find some RELEVANT short answer questions (relating to Hamlet, to society and questions about the novel itself).
December 2, 2007 by Anonymous
The Great Gatsby Why did daisy and Tom spend a year in France Answer Are They wanted their little girl to learn French There was no reason Tom's family bought a house in Paris Thanks
April 19, 2014 by snow
How do the characters, plot, and theme of The Great Gatsby refute the statement that "the Jazz-Age society was a bankrupt world, devoid of morality, and plagued by a crisis of character"? Use specific details and lines from the novel to support your view.
September 18, 2009 by Stephanie
English - Classics
I've been writing a personal response on the Great Gatsby and need some specific examples of how my idea "Money does not equal happiness" or "Money corrupts" is relevant to today/today's society
November 6, 2012 by Ebug
I left out these last things. Thank you, Writeacher! 1) Can you tell me which is the correct pronunciation of Daisy Buchanan (in the Great Gatsby)? What's the name of the garage owner? (real question) 2) What about the name of the garage owner's wife? Is Gatsby killed by the ...
July 3, 2012 by Mike
So first off i want to say writing essays are not in my strengths. so i was wondering if someone could read my intro paragraph and critic it. and im suppose to have a thesis statement and iim not sure if i do...? here is the topiic im writing on. The lost generation: Explain ...
March 5, 2011 by jim
Grade 10 English
i need 3 points of tragedy between the book the Stone carvers and the great gatsby.... i need to write a compasrion essay of tragedy between the two books. please and thank you
May 24, 2014 by Anonymous
can you please hlep me make my three senences advanced. im talking about two ways of becoming rich really fast if yourfrom a middle class family. im writing these senetnces for an essay on the book, "the great gatsby." There are two ways of getting wealthy really quick; the ...
August 28, 2011 by yesudas
Hello there, i need to write an essay fitting the following statement into comparing characters from "Hmalet" and the "Great Gatsby" "one of the chief vices of humanity is the worship of materialism and power over spirituality" The only problem is, i don't know what the quote ...
June 21, 2006 by Dinh
can you please tell me if these sentences make sense. im talking aboout the book the great gatsby. Change is inevitable to time, however, majority of us deny it. If we lose something in the past that we have admired, we sometimes in future try to replicate it. To look at this ...
August 31, 2011 by yesudas
I am writing a critique for my American Literature class on The Great Gatsby and I am so stuck. I don't know exactly how to prove my thesis. I need four different points. My thesis: Gatsby achieves the American dream by becoming quite successful; however, achieving the ...
January 12, 2012 by Nicholas
So I posted something like this about my introductory paragraph. I have my conclusion and was wondering if you could tell me if I have a good conclusion with restating my thesis and closing it all up. I will show you my introduct and conclusion so you can compare. Introduction...
March 5, 2011 by Hans
Matching- Match the character to the description of them. Potential Matches: 1 : Daisy Buchanan 2 : Nick Carraway 3 : Jay Gatsby 4 : George Wilson 5 : Myrtle Wilson : This character is striving for the green light and believes that one can "repeat the past." : This character ...
March 25, 2015 by jimm
Hi, I'm currently reading 'The Great Gatsby' and was wondering if someone could help me understand this passage: "My commutation ticket came back to me with a dark stain from his hand. That anyone should care in this heat whose flush lips he kissed, whose head made damp the ...
April 23, 2008 by Carol
Can you check these two questions, please? 1)Who coined the term Lost Generation? Who were its most representative writers? 2) Can you briefly summarise the plot of Fitzgerald’s Great Gatsby.
July 3, 2012 by Mike
For english class, I have to read a biography/autobiography of an author and then read two of the author's books that have been influenced by their real life. I chose F. Scott Fitzgerald as my author. I want to read The Great Gatsby as one of the books, but I'm not sure which ...
December 4, 2012 by Ceci
what is the definition of acute in the sentence: Her husband, among various physical accomplishments, had been one of the most powerful ends that ever played football at New Haven—a national figure in a way, one of those men who reach such an acute limited excellence at twenty...
September 7, 2008 by zgord
I've been given this question for the novel THE GREAT GATSBY and have been stuck on how to answer it for hours. "Boy meets girl...boy loses girl" this novel is merely another love story. to what extentdo you share this opinion of the novel? Im not sure how to structure the ...
October 25, 2008 by ANNABELLE
I would like to know if this would be a good thesis to prove for the novel: The Great Gatsby. Thesis: Nick Carraway as the author has both its advantages, and its disadvantages; Nick begins the novel as an objective character full of honest thoughts, yet as the novel unfolds, ...
July 16, 2012 by Justin
Search for F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby and read a sample chapter. Share your impressions of the chapter, especially how it contributes to our discussion of the Humanities.
January 25, 2010 by Humanities.
english 11 honors
in the story the great gatsby how would you explain what the following quote means; There were the same people, or at least the same sort of people.the same profusion of champagne the same many colored, many keyed commotion, but i felt an unpleasantness in the air, a pervading...
September 19, 2011 by cheerlovee
I really need help with this Essay question and I haven't got a clue. It is to do with Fitzgeralds "The Great Gatsby" please answer before Monday 6th November. Thankyou. here is the question: Through analysis of patterning, examine Fitzgerald's use of symbolism to highlight ...
November 3, 2006 by Matthew
What does my teacher mean by this? So I'm writing an essay on the great gatsby and I told my teacher about it via emai. (I'm doing online school) and this is what he told me... Also, make sure you develop the theme more than merely "mortality." I always tell my students that ...
December 16, 2012 by Andrea
This isnt homework but I found out that I am related to kit Carson (great great great great great great uncle) I wanted to know more about him. Any information? Thanks a lot!
May 24, 2011 by Ashley
10th Grade Literary Essay
What does F. Scott Fitzgerald suggest about the state of the American Dream, the people who pursue it, and the impact of that pursuit through his depiction of Jay Gatsby and the people in Gatsby’s life? Include specific examples, quotations, and supporting details from the ...
September 28, 2012 by Elizabeth
Here is the last part of the same summary. Thank you, Writeacher. 1) One day the garage owner discovers his wife’s love-affair. To escape his violent reaction, she runs out of the house, and is run down by Gatsby’s yellow car, driven by Daisy. 2) To protect Daisy, Gatsby ...
June 12, 2012 by John
The beauty and splendor of Gatsby's parties masked the innate corruption within the heart of the Roaring Twenties. Jazz-Age society was a bankrupt world, devoid of morality, and plagued by a crisis of character."
June 29, 2011 by micheal
In the Great Gatsby what is Jordan’s Nick’s Daisy’s, and Tom’s motivation, hope, or dream. I haven't read this work. The best suggestion I can make is that you go to one or both of these websites, look up this book, and see if they have insights you can use: http://www....
March 4, 2007 by Ron
What are some major obstacles, failures and triumphs in Jay Gatsby's life? What is the development of career or interests of this character in the book? I can't remember many points for the first question and for the second question I don't really understand what this is ...
October 2, 2014 by J
1. I can give you a hand if you want. -That would be great. (What is the meaning of 'would' in the answer?) - That will be great. - That's great. (Can we use these answers? What is the difference in meaning?) 2. I can give you a hand if you want to. -That would be great. (Do ...
November 4, 2013 by rfvv