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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/gatsby/canalysis.html

thank you

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