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english/great gatsby
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

english
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

English
What does the green light symbolize in the Great Gatsby when Gatsby vanishes in chapter 1?
April 8, 2010 by Kathleen

english 3
Why does nick think Gatsby is gorgeos in the novel The Great Gatsby?
March 26, 2009 by renee

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

English
Why does Daisy cry over Gatsby's shirts in the "The Great Gatsby" when he is showing her his house. Is there any significance?
April 15, 2010 by Kathleen

English
Can someone please help to come up with a thesis statment for the "Great Gatsby" i wanna talk about alluring apperience and Gatsby's quest for the american dream
October 15, 2010 by rainy

ENGLISH 11
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

Reading
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

english
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

English
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

english
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

english
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

books
In the book "The Great Gatsby" why has Gatsby called off his parties?
November 3, 2008 by Shai

THE GREAT GATSBY HELP
In the book, how does Gatsby's flaws and idealism represent the best and the worst about the American Dream?
June 12, 2014 by Aly

English
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

The Great Gatsby
Hey!! Could anyone please tell me any gatsby quotes that show American dream is a failure? I'M HAVING TROUBLE FINDING ONE AND I NEED IT FOR MY ESSAY thanks
July 5, 2009 by Me

english
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

English
What is the book "The Great Gatsby" about?
February 7, 2012 by Rebecca

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

english
what can i make my grabber for an essay I'm doing on the great gatsby?
June 4, 2013 by danielle

english3
(The Great Gatsby) gatsby stands on the crimson carpet as he learns that tom is in the house. what might the color of the carpet and the placement of his feet mean?
April 12, 2009 by renee

english
what would be a disillusionment using setting in the Great Gatsby?
March 17, 2011 by Amy

English
What is romantic in the novel "The Great Gatsby" that happens between ch. 1-6?
February 11, 2012 by Rebecca

english
what grabber can i make for the essay I'm making for the book the great gatsby?
June 4, 2013 by danielle

English
Examples of realization in The Great Gatsby prove money can't buy happiness?
December 8, 2014 by Bella

english
how does the woman have the power to ruin men in the book of the great gatsby and the crucible?
June 4, 2013 by danielle

Great Gatsby
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

English
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

English
In the novel, "The Great Gatsby", why according to Catherine has Tom not left Daisy to marry Myrtle Wilson? Thank you for your help.
March 11, 2009 by Patrice

11th grade English
The Book of "The Great Gatsby" Describe the "valley of ashes." What does it look like, and what does it represent?
April 4, 2010 by Javier

English
In the Great Gatsby, Why does Nick say that reserving judgements "is a matter of infinite hope?" in the opening chapter?
April 27, 2010 by Allison

English
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

english
"the exhilarating ripple of her voice was a wild tonic in the rain" the great gatsby, f. scott fitzgerald. what does this quote mean
October 30, 2008 by flor

English
I'm confused. In the Great Gatsby, did Myrtle get killed in Chapter 8 or was that a flashback, or something that Nick just learned of at that time? Thank you
March 12, 2009 by Ben

English
in what way does Tom buchanan from chapter 1 and 2 of "the great gatsby" show moral and spiritual decline of the upper class??
October 10, 2010 by Sabrina

English
I need a quote on deceit, adultery affairs and superficial and materialistic views on life in the novel "The Great Gatsby"
January 15, 2012 by Saphire

English
I'm looking for a short summary of The Great Gatsby that is just a few sentences, but I can only find long ones!
March 5, 2012 by Katie

english
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

English
Is there any quote on Daisy expressing her being self obbsesiven in the great gatsby? If yes please state it below i cant find any in the book
March 17, 2010 by Lenea

English
what is the focus of the novel of the great gatsby, whats the writers styles, and his views and tone toward the subject (even if it is himself)
October 3, 2014 by J

english 4
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

English
The Great Gatsby-Why doesn't Daisy stop the car for Myrtle? I don't know why she didn't stop. Thanks
March 15, 2009 by Lyra

English
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

Foreign languages
I urgently need to find a very simple and concise summary (intermediate level of English) on the Lost Generation and Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. Thank you.
June 10, 2012 by John

english
The American Dream in the Great Gatsby through the use of setting? Please write one example. I thought the parties was one.
March 17, 2011 by Amy

english
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

English
Is there any quote in the great gatsby which expresses daisy's self obbsession and her self pride? Please help me, i tried looking the book but couldent find it
March 17, 2010 by Lenea

English
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

English
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

English
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

Amer Lit
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

English
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

English
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

English 3
Great Gatsby Chapter 1. Why is Nick telling the story? Why is nick "confused and disgusted" at the end of this chapter?
January 13, 2011 by Josh

English3
in the Great Gatsby what does summer symbolize
April 12, 2009 by renee

English
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

english
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

Art
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

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

english
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

English
What books would connect to chapter 7 of the Great Gatsby? I can't seem to connect any books to that chapter. Any ideas?
November 2, 2011 by Anonymous

ENGLISH HELP
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

english
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

American Literature
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

Amer Lit
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

Literature
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

Foreign languages
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

English
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

english
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

English
Is Gatsby's death due to his deceitful nature?
January 15, 2012 by saphire

ENGLISH
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

english
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

Humanities.
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

English
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

English
What does this means? What if what I think is great, really is great. But not as great as something greater?!"
November 1, 2011 by Pyria

english
Which version of the American Dream is more realistic, Jay Gatsby or Tom Joad?
May 24, 2011 by TRACEY

english home language literature
What does the opening sentence imply about Gatsby's parties?
April 25, 2013 by Lee

literary
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

U.S. History
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

English
Hi, i would like to ask How was Gatsby killed? He was floating in the swimming pool and George Wilson shot him but where
March 27, 2010 by Ameena

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

Art
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

english 3
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

English
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

U.S/history AP
---------Great orator of Great Awakening.Former English bartender. One of 30,000 listened to him. Hellifire and brithone preacher. my answer George Whitefield
April 18, 2013 by joy

English
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

English
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

english
hello, i am looking for a life-changing poem. the example i have is; a boy thinking war was great and when he got back, he lost a few limbs and then realised that it wasnt so great. thanks
April 15, 2012 by holly

english ( intro in essay)
here is a finshed introduction of my essay on the book the great gatsby. im suppose to write how todays' bussiness men, celebrities, and athletes mirror the cntext of this novel. can u pleas tellme wat toimproveon. and correct any puncation errors. In the Roaring 20’s America ...
August 29, 2011 by yesdas

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