Gatsby Dobbins

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  • SETTING
  • New York City
  • East Egg Mansion
  • RISING ACTION
  • CLIMAX
  • Go Home!
  • The story takes place in the 1920's. The action goes between New York City and Long island, new York. The village of West Egg and the wealthier East Egg are on Long Island Sound.
  • FALLING ACTION
  • Tom Buchanan is having an affair with Myrtle Wilson. Nick Carraway reunites his cousin, Daisy Buchanan with Jay Gatsby. Daisy and Gatsby had met years earlier.
  • RESOLUTION
  • Tom, Nick, Daisy, Gatsby, and Jordan are together at a hotel. Tom confronts Daisy about Gatsby and sends her home with him in the car. Tom knows Daisy will not leave him for Gatsby.
  • THEME
  • Daisy is driving the yellow car with Gatsby in it. They are going to Daisy's mansion. Daisy accidentally hits Myrtle with the car and kills her.
  • In the end, Gatsby is shot by George Wilson who believes that Gatsby is the one who killed his wife, Myrtle. Sadly, hardly anyone comes to Gatsby's funeral.
  • "Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us." This is restated in the last line of the book - "So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past."
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