Great Gatsby

Great Gatsby

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  • Setting: New York 1920's
  • Gatsby's letter is a symbol to represent how outgoing he is. He is never afraid to "send" part of himself out to help others.
  • Dear Mr. Carraway, The honor would be entirely mine, if you could attend my little party Yours sincerely, J Gatsby
  • Theme: Making assumptions about people and how you can't always be sure about what appears on the surface.
  • Nick Carraway has just moved east to get into the bond business. He buys a bungalow house in an area known as "West Egg."
  • Nick receives an invitation from his neighbor, Gatsby, about a part he is having. Nick decides that it would be beneficial for himself to go and meet Gatsby.
  • Rising Action
  • Nick arrives at the party and gains information about Gatsby. Many rumors go around about what he did to make his money. Some also say "he killed a man once."
  • Nick meets Gatsby and realizes that he has seen him before in the war. Gatsby confirms that the rumors about him are false. Nick learns that Gatsby was an Oxford man.
  • Gatsby becomes good friends with Nick. One afternoon Nick arranges tea for his cousin Daisy with Gatsby. Both Gatsby and Daisy become emotional with this meeting.
  • Gatsby and Daisy begin to spend a lot of time together. They become good friends and recall memories from the past with each other.
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