How does Fitzgerald paint Nick as a narrator? What quality (or qualities) is he given?  

In the 1920s, the aspect of living the “American Dream” was to live a life filled with money and items. The 1920s has been deemed a very materialistic decade, as people were not thinking about their morals, such as having hope, or happiness. Many people lived emotionlessly, with the only thing that matters being wealthy […]

How does Fitzgerald paint Nick as a narrator? What quality (or qualities) is he given? In this passage of “The Great Gatsby”, Fitzgerald is providing us with an insight on who Nick Carraway seems to be. Nick Speaks of how his father taught him one life lesson in life, which was to never judge a […]

To give the illusion that Gatsby was important. – “Thys will give you an better impressions than generalities…..” Characters in the “play” of life. Look at the characters names, the people are what their names sound like. Gatsby is an illusion for a man who is great, known. But hes not he’s empty, unknown. In […]

Explore the way that Fitzgerald presents ‘illusion’ in this chapter. Use evidence to support your ideas. In Chapter 2 we are told about the world that Daisy lives in. We learn more about her has a character, and that maybe she is a little more in depth than we first thought.She says, that   In […]

What was the advice given to Nick by his father? How, do you suppose, this makes him a good person to tell this story? ┬áIn the beginning of chapter one, Nick says how his father gave him one piece of advice that he has always taken with him. He said, “Whenever you feel like criticizing […]