Questions tagged [the-great-gatsby]

Questions related to F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby (1925). Use this tag with the [f-scott-fitzgerald] tag.

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How is Daisy Buchanan from “The Great Gatsby” a controversial character?

I have to gather a list of some controversial characters in English Literature. As a result, I came up with a small list. A few characters were suggested by my friends, but one I found a bit confusing....
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What are “abortive sorrows” and “short-winded elations” in “The Great Gatsby”?

From chapter 1 of The Great Gatsby: No — Gatsby turned out all right at the end; it is what preyed on Gatsby, what foul dust floated in the wake of his dreams that temporarily closed out my ...
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Foreshadowing in The Great Gatsby

How does the one writer you have studied foreshadow events or ideas to come later in their works, and what is the effect of such foreshadowing? This was one of the questions which I have been ...