The Great Gatsby is the definitive American novel about the prosperous and insane years following the First World War. Fitzgerald's text tells the love story of Jay Gatsby and Daisy. She, a beautiful young woman from Lousville and him, a naval officer early in his career.
Despite the great passion, Daisy marries the insensitive but extremely rich Tom Buchanan.
With the end of the war, Gatsby is blindly dedicated to enriching to reconquer Daisy.
Already a millionaire, he buys a mansion next to his beloved on Long Island, promotes great parties and waits, surely she will appear. At first he is a mysterious character, wrapped in various myths about how he had acquired his wealth.
but his constant and luxurious parties concealed the fact that Gatsby was extremely lonely and dreamy. Lived with his head in his love of the past. She had enriched herself with the hope of being at her height built her house in a place where she could see the house where the beloved lived with her husband Tom and dreamed of the day she appeared at one of her parties.
Daisy is a cousin of Nick (storyteller and neighbor of gatsby), and he helps Gatsby and Daisy reunite and revive the relationship they had in their youth, but that was interrupted because Gatsby was called to fight in World War I. This reunion generates a series if consequences that results in a tragic ending.