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The Great Gatsby
Comparative Study between Fitzgerald's Great Gatsby and American Beauty addressing major themes and contextual differences
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Contextual Study: The Great Gatsby & American Beauty The Great Gatsby by Scott Fitzgerald and the American Dream both provides insight into the evolution that American culture has undergone in two different eras. The Great Gatsby is set during the Jazz Age, an era of great hope for the future. It was a decade ...
... efforts. The juxtaposition of idealistic (Lester & Gatsby) and worldly (Carolyn & Buchanans) attitudes significantly indicates a moving away from faith and hope in a world where material interests have driven out sentimentality and faith; idealism is utterly hopeless and defenceless against a material society, and results in the death of both Gatsby and Lester.
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